Jennifer Greif Green, PhD

Associate Professor in Special Education, Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

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Dr. Jennifer Greif Green is an Associate Professor in Special Education and a child clinical psychologist. She completed her doctorate at the University of California, Santa Barbara and trained at Yale School of Medicine and in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on supporting students with emotional/behavioral disorders and bullying prevention. Within these lines of research, Dr. Green studies teacher identification of students with mental health needs, racial/ethnic disparities in mental health service access, and youth bullying involvement. She has developed surveys to assess bullying in schools and has evaluated school-based bullying prevention and mental health promotion programs. She collaborates with a number of local schools and districts to support student social-emotional well-being and reduce bullying. Dr. Green’s work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, MetroWest Community Health Foundation, and Deborah Munroe Noonan Memorial Research Fund. Dr. Green co-directs the Social Adjustment and Bullying Prevention Laboratory.