Veronica Cano

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Ph.D. Social Work

Veronica Cano is a Contributing Faculty member at Walden University in the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work, where she has been a member since 2021. Prior to Walden Dr. Cano was an Assistant Professor at Central Washington University. Dr. Cano completed her Ph.D. at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. In addition to her doctorate, she holds an M.A. in Social Work from Arizona State University, and two undergraduate degrees in Sociology (B.A.) and Physiology (B.S.) from the University of Arizona. Her research interests include youth justice, Latin American culture, gender, and comparative research with a focus on intersectionality. Her dissertation focused on exploring the impact of ethnic identity on risk taking behaviors among Latina youth in the United States and United Kingdom.


PhD, University of Sheffield

MA, Arizona State University