Veronica R. Barrios

Veronica BarriosAssistant Professor

101G McGuffey Hall

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., 2018, Family Science and Human Development, Montclair State University
Certification, 2015, Program Evaluation, Montclair State University
M.A., 2009, Forensic Psychology and Counseling, College of Saint Elizabeth
B.A., 2007, Psychology-Summa Cum Laude, Montclair State University

Academic Background

Family Science and Human Development

Professional Experience

2018-current Assistant Professor Miami University, Oxford, OH

  • Interpersonal Violence-FSW451/551; SOC 451/551; WGS 451/551
  • Culturally Informed Practice-FSW 415/515

2016-2018 Adjunct Professor Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

  • Families in Society: Familias Latinas en los Estados Unidos-FCST 120
  • Family Development over the Life Course-FCST 348

2016-2017 Adjunct Professor William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

  • Psychology of Aggression-PSYC 381

Spring 2017 Adjunct Professor Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ

  • Geographies of Experience: Educational Inequality -GEO-103

Spring 2013 Adjunct Professor Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ

  • Introduction to Psychology-PSYC 101

2012-2013 Adjunct Professor College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ

  • Sensation and Perception-PSYC 341
  • Introduction to Psychology-PSYC 100
  • Abnormal Psychology-PSYC 340
  • Research Methods I-PSYC 230
  • Cognitive Psychology-PSYC 309

2012-2013 Adjunct Professor Felician College, Lodi, NJ

  • Introduction to Psychology-PSYC 101
  • Psychology of Personality-PSYC 407
  • Psychology of Health and Illness-PSYC 377
  • Adolescent Psychology-PSYC 202

Honors, Awards & Grants

Evaluation of the Butler County Success Program, Co-Researcher
Funded Fall 2020 $18,000

Evaluation of the Butler County Success Program, Co-Researcher
Funded Fall 2021 $18,000

EHS External Grant Proposal Development, Principal Investigator
Funded Fall 2019 $3,000.00

Evaluation of the Butler County Success Program, Co-Researcher
Funded Fall 2019 $18,000

National Institute of Justice Principal Investigator, Unfunded
Spring 2019 $539,402.00

Evaluation of the Butler County Success Program Co-Researcher
Funded Fall 2018 $18,000.00

EHS Interdisciplinary Team Grant Co-Researcher Funded
Spring 2019 $5,843.00

EHS Mentoring Grant Co-Researcher
Funded Spring 2019 $1,885.00

EHS Summer Research Award Principal Researcher,
Funded Winter 2019 $6,000.00


Dr. Veronica R. Barrios is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Science and Social Work at Miami University (OH). Her primary scholarly work focuses on understanding and exposing the culture of nondisclosure of sexual violence. Dr. Barrios works with survivors of sexual violence and clinical practitioners to develop clinical tools that facilitate disclosure of sexual violence and elucidates family dynamics and socially mandated rules involved in silencing practices. Her secondary research area revolves around Latinx families and the educational experiences of Latinx students. She is also certified program evaluator who focuses on working with grassroots organizations. Dr. Barrios integrates theory, research, and practice to create scholarly work that can be used by communities.


Interpersonal Violence (FSW 451/551)
Culturally Informed Practice (FSW 415/515)

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