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  • Office: 221A Willard Hall
  • Phone: 302-831-1645
  • Fax: 302-831-4110

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George Bear

Dr. George Bear is a Professor in the School of Education. Dr. Bear’s research focuses on school climate, school discipline, and self-discipline. He has worked as a school psychologist in Iowa, Virginia, and Delaware and has served in multiple leadership positions in school psychology at the national level. He has authored five books, co-edited three others, and published over 80 additional book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the editorial boards of School Psychology Quarterly, Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, and Journal of School Violence.  He is the recipient of the National Association of School Psychologists 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.