Shelley Hymell

University of British Columbia

SHELLEY HYMEL holds the Edith Lando Professorship in Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia. She promotes SEL through a specialized Masters program and through Teacher Education and created a unique online resource for educators, the SEL Resource Finder. She is co-founder of the Bullying Research Network linking nearly 200 researchers from countries around the world. She is part of the executive team of PREVNet, Canada’s national organization for “Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence,” She publishes extensively on social development, peer relations, and has worked directly with students experiencing social difficulties and with school districts that want to address the social side of Education.