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David Blustein

Professor and Golden Eagle Faculty Fellow, Counseling Psychology


CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology

  • Coordinating a global psychology of working network
  • Participating in joint research teams in Israel, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, and France
  • Developing multinational measurement tools to assess decent work


  • Blustein, D. L, Perera, H. N, Diamonti, AJ, Gutowski, E, Meerkins, T, Davila, A, Erby, W, & Konowitz, L. (2020). The uncertain state of work in the U.S.: Profiles of decent work and precarious work. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 122. 103481.
  • Blustein, D. L., Duffy, R., Ferreira, J. A., Cohen-Scali, V., Cinamon, R. G., & Allan, B. A. (2020). Unemployment in the time of COVID-19: A research agenda. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 119, 103436.
  • Cinamon, R. G., & Blustein, D. L. (2020). Shame and the psychosocial costs of contemporary work: Implications for career intervention.  Career Development Quarterly, 68, 238-253. 
  • Blustein, D. L. (2019).  The importance of work in an age of uncertainty: The eroding work experience in America. NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Blustein, D. L., Ali, S. R., & Flores, L. (2019). Vocational psychology: Expanding the vision and enhancing the impact. The Counseling Psychologist, 47, 166-121.
  • Blustein, D. L., Kenny, M. E., Autin, K. & Duffy, R. D. (2019). Psychology of working in practice: A theory of change for a new era. Career Development Quarterly, 67, 236-254.
  • Blustein, D. L., Kenny, M. E., Di Fabio, A., & Guichard, J. (2019). Expanding the impact of the psychology of working: Engaging psychology in the struggle for decent work and human rights. Journal of Career Assessment, 27, 3-28.
  • Blustein, D. L., Madonati, J., & Rossier, J. (2017, April). Psychology and the International Labor Organization: The role of psychology in the Decent Work Agenda. Invited white paper presented to the International Labor Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. 
  • Duffy, R.D., Blustein, D.L., Diemer, M.A., &; Autin, K.L. (2016).  The Psychology of Working Theory.  Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 127-148. 
  • Blustein, D.L. (2006).  The psychology of working: A new perspective for counseling, career development, and public policy. NY: Routledge.