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About Juan F Casas

Dr. Juan Casas joined the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2001 and is currently an Associate Professor of Child Psychology, the Director of the Developmental Psychology program, and the Associate Director of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS). Dr. Casas is on the editorial board for the Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies and is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development, and the Society for Research on Adolescence. Dr. Casas received his Ph.D. in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota and his research interests include peer relations, peer aggression/victimization, and bullying.

Positions

Present Associate Director of the Office of Latino/Latin-American Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Present Associate Professor of Child Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Present Director, Developmental Psychology Program, University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Present Society for Research in Child Development, Organizations & Affiliations
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Present Society for Research on Adolescence, Organizations & Affiliations
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Member, University of Nebraska at Omaha Outstanding Community Engagement Link. Awarded for partnership with Douglas County Correctional Facility, 2012.
  • Committee Leadership Award, Office of Latino-Latin American Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009
  • Listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers and Educators (11th Edition), 2007
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Psi Chi (The National Honor Society in Psychology) for service as faculty advisor, 2007
  • National Institute of Mental Health Training Grant Fellowship (#T32MH15755), 1999-2000
  • University of Minnesota Graduate Fellowship, 1998-1999
  • Institute of Child Development Block Grant Fellowship, 1998-1999
  • University of Illinois Graduate Fellowship, 1993-1994
  • Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Fellowship, 1992

Courses

  • Undergraduate Child Psychology
  • Undergraduate Adolescent Psychology
  • Undergraduate Developmental Lab
  • Graduate Developmental Proseminar
  • Graduate Psychosocial Development


Contact Information

347U Arts & Sciences Hall
Omaha, NE 68182
(402) 554-2548


Articles (12)

Contributions to Books (7)

Community Involvement (6)