BOOKS

Dr. Vélez has authored several books and articles tackling issues relevant to nonprofits, social inequity, and social justice.
Check out her past, present, and upcoming publications here!

 

Shelden, R. and Vélez, M. Our punitive society: Race, class, gender and punishment in America (2nd Ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vélez Young-Alfaro, M. (2018). School violence inside a youth prison school. In Gordon A. Crew (Ed.), School violence in American K-12 education. Hershey, Penn; IGI Global.

Herron, J.D. and Vélez Young-Alfaro, M. (2018). Racialized perceptions of school violence: Suspensions of African-American students. In Gordon A. Crew (Ed.), School violence in American K-12 education. Hershey, Penn; IGI Global.

COMING SOON:

Vélez, M. Nonprofit work is killin’ me: How to mitigate the stress and vicarious trauma in nonprofit social services programming. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Academic Publications

Dr. Vélez has published numerous articles in academic publications over the years, spanning a range of topics. 
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