Shelley Hymel appointed Head, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education

Dr. Shelley Hymel has been appointed Head of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2017.

Since joining the Faculty of Education at UBC in 1993, Dr. Hymel has served in a number of administrative roles, including Associate Dean, ECPS Department Head, Area Coordinator for both the HDLC and SCPS program areas, and Co-Director of the Psychoeducational Research and Training Centre.

Dr. Hymel is co-founder of the international Bullying Research Network, linking 180 researchers from 17 countries. She publishes extensively on social development, peer relations, and school bullying.

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