Using a stress, resilience, and thriving framework, our research focuses on four primary areas: (1) undocumented immigration, (2) language brokering, (3) immigrant family separation and reunification, and (4) communication-focused substance-use prevention. You can read more about our work in these areas by clicking on your topic of interest.
Please visit this page to learn more about our work on protective resources and assets that contribute to undocumented high school and college students' resilience and thriving.
LANGUAGE BROKERING: INTERPRETING FOR FAMILY
Please visit this page to learn more about our work that examines when language brokering can be a positive or negative experience for Latina/o/x youth.
COMMUNICATION ABOUT SUBSTANCE USE
Please visit this page to learn more about our work that examines how communication with parents and friends shape youth’s substance use beliefs and behaviors.