Adolescents’ Evaluation of Cyberbullying Events


  • Carlos Gomez-Garibello McGill University
  • Shaheen Shariff McGill University
  • Megan McConnell McGill University
  • Victoria Talwar McGill University



Cyberbullying, Adolescents, Moral Evaluation

Author Biographies

Carlos Gomez-Garibello, McGill University

Carlos Gomez-Garibello is a PhD student in the Educational Psychology – Human Development Stream program at McGill University. Mr. Gomez-Garibello doctoral dissertation focuses on cognitive, emotional and social predictors of gossiping and relational aggression in children. His research interests include aggressive behaviours, online behaviours, children’s socio-emotional development and moral development.

Shaheen Shariff, McGill University

Dr. Shaheen Shariff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies, Faculty of Education at McGill University. She is an Associate Member at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, Faculty of Law at McGill; an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School; and a Principal Investigator and Director at Define the Line Projects ( Doctor Shariff is an internationally known authority on emerging socio-legal and policy issues relating to uses of social media among youth. Her research and teaching are grounded in the study of law as it impacts education, public policy and digital citizenship.

Megan McConnell, McGill University

Megan McConnell is a PhD student in the School/Applied Child Psychology program at McGill University in Montreal, QC. She received her Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology at San Jose State University. Her research interests are attachment, developmental psychopathology, child maltreatment, and risk and resilience. Ms. McConnell is currently working on her dissertation, which focuses on preschool attachment, negative life events and later adolescent adaptation.

Victoria Talwar, McGill University

Dr. Victoria Talwar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She is a Canada Research Chair, Tier 2. Her research interests include children's verbal deception, children's bullying behavior and children's moral development.


How to Cite

Gomez-Garibello, C., Shariff, S., McConnell, M., & Talwar, V. (2012). Adolescents’ Evaluation of Cyberbullying Events. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 58(3), 474–477.