Auburn University, 2006
Associate Professor, Human Development & Family Studies
Associate Editor, The Journal of Early Adolescence, (http://jea.sagepub.com)
International Adjunct Faculty, Psychology, Universidad CES Medellín, Colombia (http://www.ces.edu.co/index.php/psicologia)
Masters Degree & Graduate Certificate in Youth Development, Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA) http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/gpidea/youth.php
Graduate Minor in Cross-Cultural Studies http://www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/ccaac/CCstudies.php
- Risk-Taking & Deviance / Externalizing/Internalizing Behaviors
- Ethnic/Racial Minorities and Immigrant Youth
- Parenting Processes & Generational Effects
- Cross-Cultural Comparative Research
Selected Current Projects:
2013-2017 Co-I. East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood Grant, US Department of Education
2012-2015 Evaluator. Responsibility Education Program (PREP)/Youth Pregnancy Prevention Grant, BCFS-Health & Human Services of Texas / The Administration on Children, Youth, and Families
2011-present PI.. Youth Adjustment in the South Plains Region (Evidence-based Research) Partnership with VOICES of the South Plains Community Coalition-Lubbock.
2011-present PI. National Study of Psychosocial Adjustment of Early Adolescents in Colombia. Partnership with Department of Psychology, Universidad CES- Medellín, Colombia
2007-present Co-PI. Teen Straight Talk Parent Survey & Program Evaluation. HDFS & School of Nursing (TTUHSC). Comprehensive Sexual Education Community-Based Prevention Program
Selected Recent Publications:
Trejos-Castillo, E. (Ed.) (2013). Youth: Practices, Perspectives and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.
Obland, T., & Trejos-Castillo, E. (2013). Cyberaggression: Comparisons of Cyberbullies and Cybervictims Throughout the World. In R. Hanewald (Ed.) From Cyber Bullying To Cyber Safety: Issues and Approaches in Educational Contexts. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.
Trejos-Castillo, E., Velez, P., & Guiérrez-Restrepo, M.C. (2013). From Traditional to Transmedia Storytelling: Constructing & Deconstructing Motherhood across Cultural Contexts. In Richey (Ed.), Mothering and Literacies, Demeter Press, Ontario, Canada.
Velez, P., Restrepo, D.A., & Trejos-Castillo, E. (2012). Depression and Neighborhood Crime among Late Childhood to Early Adolescent Youth in Medellin–Colombia. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, V16.
Trejos-Castillo, E., Treviño Schafer, N., Brice, L. & McPherson, K. (2012). Teen Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Youth: A Community Prevention Evidence-Based Program in Texas, USA. Revista CES Psicología, 5, 25-38, Colombia.
Wherry, J.N., Hunsaker, S.F., Pettigrew, H.V., Conaway, I., Trejos-Castillo, E., Caldera, Y., & Borrego, J. (2011). Reliability and Validity of the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children – Spanish Version. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma.
Alvarado, C., Reed, D. B., Wang, S., & Trejos-Castillo, E. (2011) Relationship of diet and alcohol to body mass index in a university student population, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 111, 24p.
||President’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Texas Tech University.
||Certificate of Recognition in Education, Hispanic Association of Women, Lubbock
||Engaged & Integrated Scholar, Office of Institutional Diversity & Community Engagement, Texas Tech University.
||“20 Under 40” Award, Young Professionals of Greater Lubbock, Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Lubbock, TX.