David R. Dupper, Ph.D. is a professor at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville College of Social Work. Dr. Dupper assumed the role of director of the BSSW Program in July 2013.
He is interested in enhancing the educational success of students who are at-risk of school failure by focusing on factors that contribute to school exclusion. He’s written two books, numerous book chapters and many papers on topics including school violence, bullying, school discipline and at-risk students. He is currently interested in evaluating the effectiveness of an empathy training program for undergraduate social work students that incorporates mindfulness practices.
College of Social Work
1618 Cumberland Ave.
303 Henson Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-3333
Phone: (865) 974-8109
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 | 865-974-1000
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