School of Psychology
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Mike joined the School in 1996, having studied psychology as a mature student at Leeds, followed by a PhD on school bullying with Peter K Smith at Sheffield. Before that he worked as a "houseparent" in a residential school for boys with severe behaviour problems. He has also worked in mainstream schools as a special needs assistant.
BSc (Hons) Psychology (Leeds)
PhD Psychology (Sheffield)
Eslea, Mike J (2010) Direct and indirect bullying: which is more distressing? In: Indirect and direct aggression. Peter Lang, Frankfurt, pp. 69-84. ISBN 978-3-631-60028-3
Mike's main research focus is aggression and anti-social behaviour among children, especially school bullying. He is also interested in alternative medicine and the placebo effect.