Christina Huerta

Christina Huerta is a doctoral candidate at the University of Pittsburgh. She holds an MSW from Portland State University and has worked as a social worker in a variety of treatment settings with a multitude of client populations. Her practice experience in mental health crisis intervention and community outreach with houseless populations has informed her research interests in the behavioral and mental health effects of traumatic stress.  

Representative Publications

Booth, J., Huerta, C., & Thomas, B. (2020). The role of bilingualism in Latino youth experiences of acculturation stress when living in an emerging Latino community. Qualitative Social Work, 1473325020923012. 

Booth, J. & Huerta, C., Political climate, discrimination, and mental health: Understanding Latino Youth Experience during the 2016 Presidential Election. (Approved for Publication, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare)