About Us

The Eyes on Bullying multimedia project was developed by Ron Slaby, Kim Storey, Jennifer Minotti, Melanie Adler, and
Rachel Katz, at Education Development Center, Inc. © 2008. All Rights Reserved.

Ron SlabyRon Slaby, PhD
is a developmental psychologist, educator, and research scientist. Through his pioneering work at Harvard University, Education Development Center, and Children’s Hospital Boston, Dr. Slaby has helped to shape an international agenda on the prevention of youth violence and the influence of media on children and youth. His extensive writings include: Early Violence Prevention: Tools for Teachers of Young Children, and Aggressors, Victims and Bystanders: Thinking and Acting to Prevent Violence.

Kim StoreyKim Storey, EdD is an educator, designer, and producer who specializes in creating innovative educational media for children, parents, and teachers. A regular consultant for education, media, and technology organizations, Dr. Storey has developed and produced children’s television programs, websites, and a variety of educational materials that have had a major impact on the lives of millions of families and professional organizations. She has a special interest in violence prevention and the healthy development of children. See: kimstorey.net

Jennifer MinottiJennifer Minotti, EdM, MA has 15 years of experience applying communication technologies in numerous settings; designing award-winning web sites; and managing project-based Web, e-Learning, telecommunications, print, and multimedia activities. Jen has worked as an information architect, researcher, writer, and evaluator in the areas of technology, literacy, bullying, assistive technology, special education, science, urban education, accessibility, inclusive schooling practices, and health education.

Melanie AdlerMelanie Adler, SM has written and edited numerous products on a variety of public health topics, including bullying, substance abuse prevention, HIV and STD prevention, and intergenerational learning. Melanie specializes in translating complex concepts into practical ideas that people can understand and embrace.

Rachel KatzRachel Katz, BA received a Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bates College in May, 2008. Following her passion for working with children and youth, she has conducted research and fieldwork on the role of respect in adolescent bullying, and the development of helping behavior in children with Williams Syndrome. Rachel has also developed and implemented creative arts programs for children in Massachusetts and for disabled students in Western Samoa.