Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith
Professor, Educational Counselling, Faculty of Education

Dr. David Smith is a professor of counselling at the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa. He received his PhD in counselling psychology from McGill University in 1998. His primary research interests centre on school-based bullying prevention programs, with a particular emphasis on understanding how they can be made to be more effective. His current program of research examines the links among school climate, children’s attachment to school, and bullying. He speaks often in the news media about bullying issues in schools, and he is frequently invited to address educational professionals across Canada about bullying prevention.


Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jaques Lussier, Lamoureux Hall, Room 282
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