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Roxana Marachi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Connie L. Lurie College of Education
San José State University

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Educational Background

Dec. 2003             Ph.D., Education & Psychology // University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

April 2000             M.A., Developmental Psychology // University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

June 1997             B.S., Psychology, Minor in Music // University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Selected Publications and Conference Presentations

Dewey, C., & Marachi, R. (2014). National and state level approaches to youth suicide and bullying prevention. In  D. Espelage & P. Goldblum (Eds.)  The Challenge of Youth Suicide and Bullying. New York: Oxford University Press.

Marachi, R., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices.  In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris & P. A. Meares (Eds).  The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School-Based  Professionals. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press.

Marachi, R. (2012). School Violence Prevention and Educational Psychology: Connecting Fields to Improve Prevention Efforts. Presented at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, January 7th, 2012.

Morrison, B., & Marachi, R. (2011). Understanding and Responding to School Bullying. U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools: Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center.  Available at (Webinar dates March 16th/17th, 2011)

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., & Marachi, R. (2009). Violence in Schools. In P.A. Meares (Ed.) Social Work Services in Schools, Sixth Edition, (pgs. 125-156). Bostom, MA: Allyn & Bacon. 

Marachi, R., (2008, June). School violence prevention research meets technology: The impact of tech-savvy interventions to connect with teens. Paper presented at the 4th World Conference on School Violence and Public Policies in Lisbon, Portugal.

Marachi, R., Astor, R., & Benbenishty, R. (2007). Effects of student participation and teacher support on victimization in schools: An examination of gender, culture, and school type. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36(2), 225-240.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Marachi, R. & Meyer, H. (2006).  The social context of schools: Monitoring and mapping student victimization in schools. In S.R. Jimerson & M. J. Furlong (Eds). Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: From Research to PracticeChapter 15.  New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers. 

Marachi, R., (2004, September).  Multiple perspectives on school violence.  Symposium Paper presented at the XVI World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression in Santorini, Greece.

Roeser, R., Marachi, R., & Gehlbach, H. (2002).  A goal theory perspective on teachers' professional identities and the contexts of teaching.  In C. Midgley (Ed.), Goal orientations, goal structures, and patterns of adaptive learning. New Jersey: Erlbaum.

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