Recent Media Mentions

Saturday April 21, 2018 | When Teens Cyberbully Themselves
"We were alarmed to learn that 6 percent of the youth who participated in our study engaged in some form of digital self-harm," says Sameer Hinduja, co-author of the study and a professor of criminology at Florida Atlantic University. He is also the co ... (read more...)
Friday April 13, 2018 | Health Beat: Battling back from bullying
"They say a lot of stuff that they won't say in front of your face," Quinton continued. Sameer Hinduja, a professor of criminology and director of the Cyberbullying Research Center at Florida Atlantic University, knows how much words can hurt. "They don't ... (read more...)
Wednesday April 11, 2018 | Bullies And Their Targets The Same In Surprising Number of Cases
But as more information came out, a fresh horror emerged: Hannah had been trolling herself online. Intrigued, Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin, the co-directors of the Cyberbullying Research Center, looked more closely at the phenomenon. Their research ... (read more...)
Sunday March 25, 2018 | House approves making cyberbullying a crime in Michigan
But Sameer Hinduja, co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center, said criminalizing behavior mainly associated with minors will be unsuccessful. "They're emotional, they act spontaneously, they act without thinking and are introduced in the criminal ... (read more...)
Wednesday March 21, 2018 | FAU Expert Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., Available to Discuss Cyberbullying and Safe Social Media Use.
Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., is a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of ... (read more...)

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