Dr Sebastian Wachs

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Dr Sebastian Wachs is an honorary research fellow at DCU Anti-Bullying Centre. Dr Wachs is a Deputy Professor for Media Education at the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Potsdam.
He studied Educational Science at the University of Bremen where he also earned his doctorate in Media Education. Sebastian has led several international projects on emotional and social development of adolescents, adjustment, well-being, risky behaviour, and aggression (e.g., bullying in schools and cyberspace, hate speech, cybergrooming), with particular attention to development in context (e.g., family, school, and culture). His research has been published in various high impact journals (e.g., Computers in Human Behavior, Computers & Education, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Interpersonal Violence).

Research Areas

Bullying, cyberbullying, hate speech, cybergrooming