Professor of Education, Curry School of Education University of Virginia
Director, Virginia Youth Violence Project
Dewey G. Cornell, Ph.D. holds the Virgil Ward Chair in Education in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia. He is director of the Virginia Youth Violence Project and has published more than 200 articles and chapters in psychology and education, primarily concerned with school safety, school climate, and the prevention of violence. Based on his experience as a forensic clinical psychologist evaluating and treating violent offenders, and his work with the FBI in their study of school shootings, he led the development of the Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines. This model of school threat assessment is widely used throughout the United States and Canada.