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Ida Salusky

  • Assistant Professor, Clinical-Community Psychology
  • ​​PhD
  • Psychology
  • 773-325-7190
  • ​​​Bryne Hall, Room 565​​​​

PhD, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 2015
MS, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 2011
MPH, Columbia University, 2008
BA, Smith College, 2003​​

​Major Areas of Interest

  • Coalition building, immigrant and refugee mental health
  • Forensic asylum assessment
  • Responses to structural violence
  • Retention and graduation of first-generation college students
  • Youth empowerment ​
Representative Sample of Publications

Salusky, I.R., Case, A., Tull, M. & Soto-Nevarez, A. (in press). Fostering well-being through social support: The role of evangelical communities in the lives of Dominican Women of Haitian Descent. American Journal of Community Psychology.

Kaufman, J.S. Abraczinskas, M. & Salusky, I.R. (2020). Tell it to me straight: The benefits (and struggles) of a consumer driven assessment process. American Journal of Community Psychology, 65(1-2). doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12373

Larson, R., Raffaelli, M., Guzman, S., Salusky, I.R., Orson, C., Kenzer, A. (2019). The Important (but Neglected) Developmental Value of Roles: Findings from Youth Programs. Developmental Psychology, 55(5), 1019-1033. doi: 10.1037/dev0000674

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). doi: 10.1177/1363461514533001

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), 417-430. doi: 10.1111/jora.12118

Salusky, I.R. (2013). The Meaning of Motherhood: Adolescent childbearing and its significance for poor Dominican Haitian women. Journal of Adolescent Research, 28(5), 591-614. doi: 10.1177/0743558413487589