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Ida Salusky

  • Assistant Professor, Clinical-Community Psychology
  • ​​PhD
  • Psychology
  • 773-325-7190
  • ​​​Bryne Hall, Room 565​​​​
BA, African American Studies/History, Smith College, 2003
MPH, Population and Family Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 2008
MA, Clinical/Community Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
PhD, Clinical/Community Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
Clinical/Community Psychology Predoctoral Internship, Yale University Consultation Center, 2014-2015​​ 

​​​​​Major Areas of Interest
  • Youth empowerment
  • Responses to structural violence by marginalized populations, particularly immigrant and refugee youth
  • The intersection of ethnic discrimination, gender and structural violence for females of Haitian descent living in the Dominican Republic
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Retention and graduation of first generation college students

Representative Sample of Publications

Salusky, I.R., Larson, R.W., Griffith, A., Wu, J., Raffaelli, M., Sugimura, N., & Guzman, M. (2014). How youth develop responsibility: What can be learned from youth programs. Journal of Research on Adolescence: 24(3).

Kral, M., Salusky, I.R. Inuksuk, P., Angutimarik, L., Tulugardjuk, N. (2014). Tungajuq: Stress and resilience among Inuit youth in Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Transcultural Psychiatry: 51(5).

Salusky, I.R. (2013). The Meaning of Motherhood: Adolescent childbearing and its significance for poor Dominican Haitian women. Journal of Adolescent Research: 28(5).