Veronica M. Herrera, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Co-director Social Equity Research and Policy Lab - Website: www.serplab.org
Phone: (657) 278 - 8531
Office: GH 527
or by appointment
- 2001 Ph.D. in Psychology with concentration in Developmental Psychology, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Department of Psychology, Tucson, AZ
- 1997 Masters of Arts in Psychology, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Department of Psychology, Tucson, AZ
- 1994 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English (Honors) MOUNT ST. MARY’S COLLEGE, Los Angeles, CA
Labor Trafficking, Immigration, Violence Against Vulnerable Populations, Youth Risk Behavior
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Nuño, L.E., Herrera, V., & Soto, B. (2022). First Do No Harm: Why Anti-Immigrant Policies are a Public Health Concern. Journal of Public Health Policy. DOI 10.1057/s41271-022-00364-8.
Freemon, K., Herrera, V.M., & Katz, C.M. (2022). Family structure and delinquency in the English-speaking Caribbean: The moderating role of parental attachment, supervision, and peer influence. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. DOI: 10.1177/15412040221132192.
Nuño, L.E. & Herrera, V.M. (2020) Risk and protective factors related to alcohol and drug use amongst American Indian youth: An application of the social development model, Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 21(3), 939-958.
Nuño, L.E., Herrera, V.M., Choate, D.E. & Koontz, M. (2019). Hispanic youth and illicit drug use: Assessing the relevance of risk and protective factors. Crime and Delinquency, 65, 1422-1454.