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Lynch School of Education

David L. Blustein

professor
counseling, developmental, and educational psychology department

David Blustein

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Room 315
617.552.0795

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

 

   

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Columbia University
M.S., Queens College
B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook

EXPERTISE/INTERESTS

Psychology of working; work-based transitions; interface of mental health and work/poverty; school to work transition; career development; relational and communitarian perspectives; immigration, race, culture, and working.

HONORS/PUBLICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Extended Research Award, American Counseling Association, 2011.

The 2009 Outstanding Career Development Quarterly article, 2009.

Presidential Recognition Award: National Career Development Association, 2008.

Fellow: American Educational Research Association, 2008; National Career Development Association; American Psychological Association.

Outstanding Achievement Award from the Society of Counseling Psychology and Sage Publications for the following article published in The Counseling Psychologist, 2005:  An emancipatory communitarian approach ot vocational development theory, research, and practice.

John Holland Award for Outstanding Achievement in Career and Personality Research-- Division of Counseling Psychology (Division 17), American Psychological Association (August 1998).

 

Selected Publications

Blustein, D.L. (Ed.)(2013). The Oxford Handbook of the psychology of working. NY: Oxford University Press.

Blustein, D.L., Kozan, S., & Connors-Kellgren, A. (2013). Unemployment and underemployment: A narrative analysis about loss.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 82, 256-265.

Blustein, D.L., Barnett, M., Mark, S., Depot, M., Lovering, M., Lee, Y., Hu, Q., Kim, J., Backus, F., Dillon-Lieberman, K., & DeBay, D.(2013). Examining urban students' constructions of a STEM/career development intervention over time.  Journal of Career Development, 40, 40-67.

Blustein, D.L., (2011). A relational theory of working. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 79, 1-17.

Marfleet, P., & Blustein, D.L. (2011).  'Needed not wanted': Irregular migrants and the world of work.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 78, 381-389.

Blustein, D.L, Murphy, K.A., Kenny, M.E., Jernigan, M., Gualdron, L., Connolly, M., Catraio, C., Backus, F., Sullivan, M., Urbano, A., Land, M. & Davis, O. (2010).  Exploring urban students' constructions about school, work, race and ethnicity.  Journal of Counseling Psychology, 57, 248-254.

Blustein, D.L. (2008). The role of work in psychological health and well-being: A conceptual, historical, and public policy perspective.  American Psychologist, 63, 228-240.

Blustein, D.L. (2006).  The psychology of working: A new perspective for counseling, career development, and public policy. NY: Routledge.

Blustein, D. L., McWhirter, E.H., & Perry, J. C. (2005). Toward an emancipatory communitarian approach to vocational development theory. The Counseling Psychologist, 33, 141-179.

Blustein, D.L., Schultheiss, D.E.P., & Flum, H. (2004).  Toward a relational perspective of the psychology of careers and working: A social constructionist analysis.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 64, 423-440.

Blustein, D. L., Schultheiss, D. E. P., & Flum, H. (2004). Toward a relational perspective of the psychology of careers and working: A social constructionist analysis. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 64, 423-440.

Chaves, A., Diemer, M., Blustein, D. L., Gallagher, L., Casares, M., DeVoy, J., & Perry, J. (2004). Conceptions of work: The view from urban youth. Journal of Counseling Psychology. 51, 275-286.

Kenny, M. E., Blustein, D. L., Chaves, A., Grossman, J. M., & Gallagher, L. A. (2003). The role of perceived barriers and relational support in the educational and vocational lives of urban high school students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 50, 142-155.