Publications by the Latino/Latin American Studies Program faculty members are collected here.

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Submissions from 2023

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School (socie)ties: individual and school level differences in the association between ethnic/racial victimization and academic functioning, Josafa M. da Cunha and Jonathan Santo

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How Chile's Welcome Turned Sour, Cristián Doña-Reveco

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Using OER in Tenure Narratives: Conversations with Tenure Experts, Stephen Craig Finlay and Isabel Soto-Luna

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Mexican American Adolescents’ Conversations About Goals: The Centrality of Financial Aspiration to Career and Educational Pursuit, Heidi Adams Rueda, Qihao Zhan, Lela Rankin, and Deaven Greenberg

Submissions from 2022

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“¡Estos inmigrantes!” Un análisis de la memoria colectiva de la inmigración europea en la prensa chilena, 1850-1920, Gonzalo Martínez Alarcón and Cristián Doña-Reveco

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Welcoming immigrants to Nebraska is both moral and pragmatic, Laura E. Alexander and Cristián Doña-Reveco

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For Hemispheric Unity, a Change in U.S. Foreign Policy is Needed, Brett J. Kyle and Andrew G. Reiter

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Why have military courts become such as popular tool of repression?, Brett J. Kyle and Andrew G. Reiter

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Mexican Middle Schoolers’ Questions on Sexuality and Dating Relationships: A Descriptive Qualitative Analysis, Deaven Rodriguez, Heidi Adams Rueda, Steven Hoffman, and Bethany Gutierrez

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Barriers to the delivery of teen dating violence programs in urban school and after-school settings serving Mexican-heritage youth, Heidi Adams Rueda, Lela Rankin Williams, and Abigail Vera

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Job search during COVID: A new librarian navigating a new normal, Isabel Soto-Luna

Submissions from 2021

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Economic Stress Among Low Income Latino Adolescent Fathers: An Application of the Vulnerability-Stress-Adaptation Model, Diana Cedeño, Autumn M. Bermea, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Michelle L. Toews

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Virtual Communities of Anglo and Spanish Migrants in Chile. A Multiple Case Study, Cristián Doña-Reveco and Yanko Pavicevic

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Race, ethnicity, nativity, and perceptions of health risk during the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, Thomas Jamieson, Dakota Caldwell, Barbara Gomez-Aguinaga, and Cristián Doña-Reveco

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Cariño Pedagogy: A Framework of Corazón, Ferial Pearson, Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo, and Gabriel Gutiérrez

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Inmigración y derecho al voto Una investigación exploratoria en Santiago de Chile (Immigration and the Right to Vote An Exploratory Study in Santiago, Chile), José Joaquín Pérez, Matías Corbeaux, and Cristián Doña-Reveco

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Experiencias Migrantes: Una Aproximación a la Relación entre la Calificación de los Migrantes, su Región de Origen y la Estructura Social en Chile, Luis Acuña Urzúa, Braulio Cabrera Toledo, and Cristián Doña-Reveco

Submissions from 2020

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Trust, Ethnicity, and Political Approval in 21st Century South Africa, Alecia Anderson and Jonathan Bruce Santo

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Staff Perspectives Regarding the Influence of Trauma on the Intimate Partnering Experiences of Adolescent Mothers in Residential Foster Care, Autumn M. Bermea, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Kwynn M. Gonzalez-Pons

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Memories of Exile and Temporary Return: Chilean Exiles Remember Chile, Cristián Doña-Reveco

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Health-Related Quality of Life and Health Literacy among Mexican American and Black American Youth in a Southern Border State, Steven Hoffman, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Lauren Beasley

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An Assessment of Mental Wellbeing and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Youth Living in Central Mexico, Steven Hoffman, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Stefan Chase

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Urban American Indian Community Health Beliefs Associated with Addressing Cancer in the Northern Plains Region, Regina Idoate, Mark A. Gilbert, Keyonna King, Lisa Spellman, Bobbie McWilliams, Brittany Strong, Liliana Bronner, Mohammed Siahpush, Athena Ramos, Martina Clarke, Tzeyu Michaud, Maurice Godfrey, and Joyce Solheim

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Learning from the History of Language Oppression: Educators as Agents of Language Justice, Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo and Ferial Pearson

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Witnessing Intimate Partner Violence Across Contexts: Mental Health, Delinquency, and Dating Violence Outcomes Among Mexican Heritage Youth, Lela Rankin Williams and Heidi Adams Rueda

Submissions from 2019

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Chapter 3: Migration Governance in South America: Regional Approaches verse National Laws, Victoria Finn, Cristián Doña-Reveco, and Mayra Feddersen

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Youth Perspectives of Healthcare in Central Mexico: An Application of Massey’s Critical Health Literacy Framework, Steven Hoffman, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Lauren Beasley

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A New Dawn for Latin American Militaries: Across the region, militarization is on the rise, posing a major threat to democracy and justice. What can be done?, Brett J. Kyle and Andrew G. Reiter

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Cognitive processes that indirectly affect olfactory dysfunction in Parkinson's disease, Attakias T. Mertens, Jonathan B. Santo, Katerina Markopoulou, and Bruce A. Chase

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Technology and Dating Among Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Residential Foster Care: A Mixed Qualitative Approach Comparing Staff and Adolescent Perspectives, Heidi Adams Rueda, Megan Lindsay Brown, and Jennifer M. Geiger

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Proving their love: Violence and gender norms in descriptions of relationships among rural Mexican adolescents, Heidi Adams Rueda, Steven Hoffman, and Kaitlin Grytza

Submissions from 2018

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The paradoxes of informalizing street trade in the Latin American city, Lissette Aliaga-Linares

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Repeatability and reliability of exploratory behavior in proactive and reactive zebrafsh, Danio rerio, Matthew R. Baker, Alexander C. Goodman, Jonathan B. Santo, and Ryan Y. Wong

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Resiliency and Adolescent Motherhood in the Context of Residential Foster Care, Autumn M. Bermea, Brad Forenxa, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Michelle L. Toews

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Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century, Brett J. Kyle

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Militarization Redux: Across the Region, Latin America's Militaries are Regaining Power through the Court System, Brett J. Kyle and Andrew G. Reiter

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From State Policy to School Practices: Accessibility and Implementation of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Education, Heidi Adams Rueda and Peter R. Fawson

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Does Gottman’s Marital Communication Conceptualization Inform Teen Dating Violence? Communication Skill Deficits Analyzed Across Three Samples of Diverse Adolescents, Heidi Adams Rueda, Monica Yndo, Lela Rankin Williams, and Ryan C. Shorey

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Teenage Dating Violence: Perceptions of Need, Priority, and Prevention Responsibility among Schools in Predominantly Mexican Heritage Communities, Lela Rankin Williams and Heidi Adams Rueda

Submissions from 2017

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Queerness and Dating Violence Among Adolescent Mothers in Foster Care, Autumn M. Bermea, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Michelle L. Toews

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Mexican Working-Class Literature, or The Work of Literature in Mexico, Eugenio Di Stefano

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Confirmatory factor analysis of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale among youth in Mexico, Steven Hoffman, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Matthew C. Lambert

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Graduating MSW students’ recommended interventions for teen dating violence: A descriptive analysis, Heidi Adams Rueda, Alicia Hawley, Beverly M. Black, and Bernadette Ombayo

Submissions from 2016

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Latinos and the Economic Downturn in Nebraska: Demographic and Socioeconomc Trends 2005-2013/2014, Lissette Aliaga-Linares

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Work–family conflict among Black, White, and Hispanic men and women, Samantha K. Ammons, Eric C. Dahlin, Penny Edgell, and Jonathan Santo

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Socio-Emotional Development in Latin America: Family and Peer relations, Ellyn Bass, Lina María Saldarriaga, and Jonathan Santo

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Classroom Context and the Relations Between Social Withdrawal and Peer Victimization, Ellyn Bass, Jonathan Santo, Josafa M. da Cunha, and Cara Neufeld

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Del mediterráneo a Santiago, pasando por París y otras partes: un comentario sobre refugio y migración internacional, Cristián Doña-Reveco

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Reporting on Art in the City: Newspaper coverage of public art in Philadelphia, New Orleans, San Francisco, and Chicago, 2001 – 2010, Cristián Doña-Reveco and Toby A. Ten Eyck

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Prenatal androgen exposure and parental care interact to influence timing of reproductive maturation in marmosets, Michelle C. Huffman, Jonathan Santo, and Jeffrey French

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Social Workers’ Roles in Supporting the Sexual and Relational Health of Children with Disabilities, Heidi Adams Rueda, Sharon J. Bolin, Kristen Faye Linton, Lela Rankin Williams, and Eva Pesta

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International and Comparative Peer Research: Challenges in comparing apples to oranges, Jonathan Santo

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Mother–Child Attachment and Social Withdrawal In Urban Chinese Children, Jonathan Santo and Bin-Bin Chen

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Correlates of Early Adolescent Friend Choice Order in a Colombian Sample: Interactions between Friend, Individual, and Contextual Prosocial Behavior and Aggressio, Jonathan Santo, Lina María Saldarriaga, Ana María Velásquez, Felicia Meyer, and William M. Bukowski

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Mental Health Disparities Within the LGBT Population: A Comparison Between Transgender and Nontransgender Individuals, Dejun Su, Jay A. Irwin, Christopher Fisher, Athena Ramos, Megan Kelley, Diana Ariss Rogel Mendoza, and Jason D. Coleman

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Exhaust All Measures: Ethical Issues in Pediatric End-of-Life Care, Kara J. Thielman, Cara L. Wallace, Andrea N. Cimino, and Heidi Adams Rueda

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Peer Rejection as a Social Regulation Mechanism of Group Norms: The Case of Aggression Across Se, Ana María Velásquez, Kate Mills Drury, Lina María Saldarriaga, Jonathan Santo, Luz Stella-Lopez, and William M. Bukowski

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Ethics at the End of Life: A Teaching Tool, Cara L. Wallace, Kara J. Thielman, Andrea N. Cimino, and Heidi Adams Rueda

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Mexican American adolescent couples' vulnerability for observed negativity and physical violence: Pregnancy and acculturation mismatch, Lela Rankin Williams and Heidi Adams Rueda

Submissions from 2015

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Socio-Emotional Development in Latin America: Development of children and adolescents in adverse circumstances, Ellyn Bass, Jonathan Santo, and Lina María Saldarriaga

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Evidence for a synchronization of hormonal states between humans and dogs during competition, Alicia Buttner, Breanna Thompson, Rosemary Strasser, and Jonathan Santo

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The relationships between shyness and unsociability and peer difficulties: The moderating role of insecure attachment, Bin-Bin Chen and Jonathan Santo

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Latinos Throughout the City: A Snapshot of Socio-Demographic Differences in Omaha, Nebraska, Jasney Cogua-Lopez, Lissette Aliaga-Linares, and Lourdes Gouveia

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Is reading-aloud performance in megastudies systematically influenced by the list context?, Michael J. Cortese, Sarah Hacker, Jocelyn Schock, and Jonathan Santo

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Overrating Bruins, Underrating Badgers: Media, Bias, and College Basketball, Daniel Hawkins, Andrew M. Linder, Ryan Larson, and Jonathan Santo

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Reproductive and Sexual Healthcare Needs Among Adults with Disabilities as Perceived by Social Workers, Kristen Faye Linton, Heidi Adams Rueda, Lela Rankin Williams, Alex Sandoval, and Sharon J. Bolin

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Help-seeking and help-offering for teen dating violence among acculturating Mexican American adolescents, Heidi Adams Rueda, Lela Rankin Williams, and Julie L. Nagoshi

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Does Blocking Words by Difficulty in a Reading Aloud Megastudy Improve the Predictive Power of Standard Variables on Performance Measures?, Jonathan Santo

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On Bringing the Pain and Pleasure of Peer Reviews into Developmental Courses, Jonathan Santo

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Think globally, collaborate locally, Jonathan Santo

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Friendship Security, But Not Friendship Intimacy, Moderates the Stability of Anxiety During Preadolescence, Megan A. Wood, William M. Bukowski, and Jonathan Santo

Submissions from 2014

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A Demographic Portrait of the Mexican-Origin Population in Nebraska, Lissette Aliaga-Linares

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Latino Businesses in Nebraska: A Preliminary Look, Lissette Aliaga-Linares

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Negocios Latinos en Nebraska: Una visión preliminar - Resumen Ejecutivo, Lissette Aliaga-Linares

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QUICK FACTS about South Omaha, Lissette Aliaga-Linares

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Un Retrato Demográfico de la Población de Origen Mexicano en Nebraska, Lissette Aliaga-Linares

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Migration Policy and Development in Chile, Cristián Doña-Reveco and Brendan Mullan

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Experiences with Pregnancy of Adolescents with Disabilities from the Perspectives of the School Social Workers Who Serve Them, Kristen Faye Linton and Heidi Adams Rueda

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“She Posted It on Facebook”: Mexican American Adolescents’ Experiences With Technology and Romantic Relationship Conflict, Heidi Adams Rueda, Megan Lindsay, and Lela Rankin Williams

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School Social Workers' Needs in Supporting Adolescents with Disabilities toward Dating and Sexual Health: A Qualitative Study, Heidi Adams Rueda, Kristen Faye Linton, and Lela Rankin Williams

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Mexican American and European American Adolescents' Dating Experiences across the Ecosystem: Implications for Healthy Relationships within an Ecodevelopmental Framework, Heidi Adams Rueda, Julie L. Nagoshi, and Lela Rankin Williams

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“It’s not just you two”: A grounded theory of peer-influenced jealousy as a pathway to dating violence among acculturating Mexican American adolescents., Heidi Adams Rueda and Lela Rankin Williams

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Socio-emotional Development in Latin America: Promoting Positive Socio-emotional Development, Lina María Saldarriaga, Jonathan Santo, and Josafá Da Cunha

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Trust, Cheating, and Dating Violence in Mexican American Adolescent Romantic Relationships, Lela Rankin Williams, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Julie L. Nagoshi

Submissions from 2013

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Investigating the Portrait Values Questionnaire at two transitions in adulthood: Retirement and University, Andrew Burr, Jonathan Santo, and Dolores Pushkar

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Supervisors behaving badly: Witnessing Ethical Dilemmas and What to Do About It, Andrea N. Cimino, John Rorke, and Heidi Adams Rueda

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Multi-level Governance Processes - Citizens & Local Budgeting: Comparing Brazil, China, & the United States, Aimee Franklin, Dale Krane, and Carol Ebdon

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Militarized Justice in New Democracies: Explaining the Process of Military Court Reform in Latin America, Brett J. Kyle and Andrew G. Reiter

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The Never Ending Story of Language Policies in Puerto Rico, Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo

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The Never Ending Story of Language Policy in Puerto Rico, Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo

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Bringing Latino Images and Voices to the Mainstream Classroom, Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo and Kathy Everts Danielson

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Factors Underlying Contextual Variations in the Structure of the Self: Differences Related to SES, Gender, Culture, and “Majority/Nonmajority” Status During Early Adolescence, Jonathan Santo, William M. Bukowski, Luz Stella-Lopez, Gina Carmago, Shari B. Mayman, and Ryan E. Adams

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Successful transition to elementary school and the implementation of facilitative practices specified in the Reggio-Emilia philosophy, Barry H. Schneider, Mara Manetti, Laura Frattini, Nadia Rania, Jonathan Bruce Santo, Robert J. Coplan, and Eli Cwinn

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Friends with benefits or “friends” with deficits? The meaning and contexts of uncommitted sexual relationships among Mexican American and European American adolescents, Lela Rankin Williams and Heidi Adams Rueda

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Parties, Drugs, and High School Hookups: Socioemotional Challenges for European and Mexican American Adolescents, Lela Rankin Williams and Heidi Adams Rueda

Submissions from 2012

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Recent issues in Latino labor and migration around the globe: Interdisciplinary approaches, Juan F. Casas and Jonathan Bruce Santo

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The Unintended Consequences of Exile: The Brazilian and Chilean Cases in Comparative Perspective, 1964 – 1990, Cristián Doña-Reveco

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The Chilean State and the search for a new migration policy, Cristián Doña-Reveco and Amanda Levinson

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Salivary cortisol and interpersonal functioning: An event-contingent recording study in the offspring of parents with bipolar disorder, Mark A. Ellenbogen, Anne-Marie Linnen, Jonathan Bruce Santo, Marije aan het Rot, Sheilagh Hodgins, and Simon N. Young

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Evaluation of Self-Perceptions of Creativity: Is It a Useful Criterion?, Roni Reiter-Palmon, Erika Morral, James C. Kaufman, and Jonathan Bruce Santo