Brendesha Tynes

  • Professor of Education and Psychology
  • USC Rossier School of Education
Office: (213) 740-9567

Expertise Summary

An expert on social media, cyber-bullying, and adolescent development online


  • social media
  • cyber-bullying
  • technology in the classroom
  • adolescent development in urban schools and online
  • mental health
  • racial discrimination
  • identity

Additional Information

  • Recipient of 2015 AERA Early Career Award
  • Recipient of 2012 AERA Early Career Contribution Award from the Committee on Scholars of Color; Weintraub Faculty Prize for Innovation in the Use of Technology for Learning; YWCA Racial and Social Justice Award
  • One of Diverse Magazine’s Top Emerging Scholars Under 40