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Tracy E Waasdorp

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Senior Research Scientist , Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Research for School-Based Bullying and Social Emotional Learning in the Center for Violence Prevention , Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2674251312
BA (Psychology)
Muhlenberg College, 2002.
MS (Counseling and Psychological Services)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
PhD (Human Development and Family Studies)
University of Delaware, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Fellow, Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2008-2010.
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Selected Publications

Myers RK, Kapa HM, Lombardi L, Ostapenko S, Waasdorp T.: Examining the Intersection of Peer Bullying and Physical Assault Victimization among Children and Adolescents through Linkage of Clinical Data Sources. Oral presentation at the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research Annual Meeting. March 2022.

Puhy, CE., Daly, BP., Leff, SS., Waasdorp, TE.: Identifying Relationally Aggressive Students: How Aligned are Teachers and Peers? School Mental health Online First: doi:10.1007/s12310-021-09498-8, 2022.

Diana Swift: Children with uncontrolled asthma at higher risk of being bullied. MD Edge: Pediatrics December 2021.

Fu, R., Waasdorp, T.E.., Randolph, J.A., & Bradshaw, C. P.: : Peer Victimization and Psycho-Behavioral Problems: Ethnic Differences in the Moderating Role of Academic Performance. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Prevention Research June 2021.

Polanco, C. and Waasdorp, T. E.: The Association between Forms of Victimization and Academic Achievement: The Mediating Roles of Absences and Belonging Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Prevention Research June 2021.

Mehari, K., Nguyen, T., Stevens, T., and Waasdorp, T. : Longitudinal Relations between Cyber Dating Aggression and Cyberbullying in Adolescence. Paper presented at the Conference of the Society for Prevention Research June 2021.

Fu, R., Waasdorp, T. E., Randolph, J., & Bradshaw, C. : Peer Victimization and Mental Health Problems: Racial-Ethnic Differences in the Buffering Role of Academic Performance. Journal of Youth and Adolescence 50(9): 1839-1855, 2021.

Waasdorp, T. E., Mehari, K. R., & Bradshaw, C. P. : Anti-Bullying Programs in the U.S.A. and Canada in Wiley Bullying Handbook. P. Smith & J. O’Higgins (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, 2021.

Fu, R., Waasdorp, T.E., Paskewich, B. S., & Leff, S.S.: Bullying perpetration among youth: The contributions of child disclosure and parent-teacher connection. Journal of Family Psychology. 35(3): 410-416, 2021.

Waasdorp, T. E., Fu, R., Perepezko, A. L., and Bradshaw, C. P.: The Role Of Bullying-Related Policies: Understanding How School Staff Respond To Bullying Situations. European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 2021.

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