of the Handbook of School Violence
R. Gerler, Jr.
is a Professor in the College of Education at North Carolina
State University. He has been a teacher, counselor, and consultant
in schools throughout the United States. He is the past Associate
Dean for Research and External Affairs in the College of Education
at NC State. His major interest is in the application of computer
and Internet technology to education and human services.
He has written extensively, served as editor-in-chief of two
national counseling journals, and co-produced a film on elementary
school counseling. He is also the founding co-editor of the
online publication, Meridian: A Middle School Computer Technologies
Journal located at:
is also the founding editor of the Journal of School Violence
Dr. Gerler’s books include Counseling the Young Learner,
Elementary School Counseling in a Changing World, and The
Challenge of Counseling in Middle Schools. He is the coauthor
of a forthcoming book, School Counseling for the 21st Century
(4th edition). His most recent book, How the Naked Ape Got
to the Land of Nod, reflects his interest in using psychology,
theology, and humor to examine human difficulties creatively.
More information about his latest book is available at:
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