Todd Migliaccio

Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer, Academic Affairs
Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building, 307

Dr. Todd Migliaccio serves as the vice chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Berks. Throughout his career, he has maintained a learner-focused perspective, with an emphasis on supporting the creation and existence of an equitable, diverse and inclusive learning environment in which all can be successful. His efforts to support faculty and staff in developing curriculum and co-curricular programs that will enhance learning and engagement for all students has been a consistent practice through his work as both a faculty member and administrator. His research has reflected his focus on social justice and collaboration, studying domestic violence and working with domestic violence shelters on training volunteers, as well as his research on bullying, both in K-12 and now within academia.  

Over his career he has also taught and studied issues related to sports, popular culture and family, often emphasizing inequities of race, ethnicity and/or gender within the different institutions.

  • Bullying within Academia
  • Bullying K-12
  • Popular Culture, Representation and Social Impact
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sports and Gender
  • Friendships


Migliaccio, T. forthcoming. “Bullying: A Result of Social Differentness” in Power and Aggression among Adolescents: Toward a Sociology of Bullying (Chapt 11), edited by C. Donoghue. NY: NYU Press.

Migliaccio, T. and J. Carrigan. 2017. “Producing Better Writers in Sociology: A Programmatic Assessment and Response to Writing in a Large Department.” Teaching Sociology 45: 228-239.

Migliaccio, T, J. Raskauskas, and M. Schmidtlein. 2017. “Mapping the Landscapes of Bullying.” Learning Environments Research, 20: 365-382.

Migliaccio, T. and J. Raskauskas. 2015. Bullying as a Social Experience: Social Factors, Prevention and Intervention. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishers

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Riverside, August, 2002.

M.A., Sociology, University of California, Riverside, December, 1997.

B.A., Communications, University of California, San Diego, June, 1994.