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Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Co-Director of the Violence and Justice Research Lab

Professor Cuevas’s research interests are in the area of victimization and trauma, sexual violence, family violence, and psychological assessment. His work focuses examining victimization among Latinos and how it relates to mental health and service utilization, with his most recent focus being on the impact of hate and bias victimization. Other NIJ-funded collaborations include the development of instruments to evaluate bias victimization among youth and teen dating aggression.

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President Elect, Trauma Division (56) of the American Psychological Association

Abeyta, S.*, & Cuevas, C. A. (in press). An introductory examination on the differences between frequentist and Bayesian multiple regression using real-world data on bias-based victimization among Latinx adults. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Wills, C. D.*, Cuevas, C. A., & Sabina, C. (in press, online 2021). The role of victim-offender relationship on psychological distress among Latina women: A betrayal trauma perspective. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Cuevas, C. A., Farrell, A., McDevitt, J., Robles, J.*, Lockwood, S.*, Geisler, I.*, Van Westendorp, J.*, Temple, J., & Zhang, S. (in press, online 2021). Hate crime and bias victimization of Latino adults: Rates from a multi-site community sample. Psychology of Violence

Rothman, E. F., Cuevas, C. A., Mumford, E. A., Bahrami, E. & Taylor, B. (in press, online 2021). The psychometric properties of the Measure of Adolescent Relationship Harassment and Abuse (MARSHA) with a nationally representative sample of U.S. youth. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Lockwood, S.* & Cuevas, C. A. (in press, online 2020). Hate Crimes and Race-Based Trauma on Latinx Populations: A Critical Review of the Current Research. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse.

Cuevas, C. A., Sabina, C., Kushner, M.*, Goggin, K.*, & Van Westendorp, J.* (2020). Is Dating aggression victimization a risk factor or a consequence of other forms of victimization? A Longitudinal assessment with Latino youth. Psychology of Violence, 10, 520-530.

*indicates current or former graduate student co-author

Related Schools & Departments

  • Education

    PhD, Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

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    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

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