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    Dorothy Espelage, a professor of educational psychology, presented new research at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association indicating that sexual violence/harassment is prevalent in middle school environments.

    Dorothy Espelage, a professor of educational psychology, presented new research at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association indicating that sexual violence/harassment is prevalent in middle school environments.

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      Dorothy Espelage, a professor of educational psychology, presented new research at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association indicating that sexual violence/harassment is prevalent in middle school environments.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • To contact To reach Dorothy Espelage, call 217-766-6413; email espelage@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Experiences Among Middle School Youth” is available from The American Education Research Association.