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Catalina Herrerias
The History of Social Work

Catalina Herrerias came to the school as assistant professor of social work, holding B.A., M.S.W., and Ph.D. degrees. Her teaching interests included ethnic minority populations, families and children, child welfare, women's issues, human sexuality, and self-concept of noncustodial mothers. Herrerias left the school in 1987 for a position at another educational institution.