The Social Development Lab

Department of Psychology

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY 14260


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Jamie M. Ostrov, Ph.D.

Lab Director

Associate Professor of Psychology

Clinical Psychology Program

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Dr. Ostrov is a developmental psychologist focusing on the study of social development with a developmental psychopathology orientation. His main research activities attempt to understand the development of subtypes of aggressive behavior in children. Specifically, Dr. Ostrov and his colleagues have been exploring the development of relational and physical aggression (and peer victimization). In addition, Dr. Ostrov and his research team have conducted research studying media exposure and social behavior in young children as well as school-based interventions with young aggressive children.  He has recently served as an expert panel member for the uniform definitions of bullying and surveillance initiatives at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and a consultant to the federal Stop Bullying Now campaign (  Dr. Ostrov is a faculty affiliate and advisory council member of the Dr. Jean M. Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse and School Violence at UB

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