Gender, bullying victimization, and education

Ann Marie Popp, Anthony A. Peguero, Kristin R. Day, Lindsay L. Kahle

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School bullying has detrimental consequences for its victims, including undermining students' educational outcomes. Furthermore, gender has been shown to play a significant role in determining the type of bullying victimization experienced and educational outcomes. This research examines whether an interaction between gender and bullying victimization exists as well as its impact on educational outcomes (i.e., academic selfefficacy and educational achievement). Multivariate regression analyses, drawing on the Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002, reveal that the interaction between gender and bullying victimization is linked to disparate educational outcomes. The findings and their implications are discussed regarding understanding the relationship between gender, bullying victimization, and education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)843-856
Number of pages14
JournalViolence and victims
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Bullying
  • Gender
  • Schools
  • Youth violence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Health(social science)
  • Law


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