Jodi Blahnik


I strongly believe that collaboration, experience, and application are key to fostering lifelong learning. It is my hope that my approach to teaching prepares students for life after academia-in turn, I value each student's contribution to my own development as an instructor.

Jodi Rusch-Blahnik, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 1001 General Psychology
  • PSYC 3101 Developmental Psychology: Conception through Adolescence
  • PSYC 3120 Developmental Psychology: Adulthood and Aging
  • PSYC 3401 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 3501 Theories of Personality
  • PSYC 3701 Principles of Psychological Testing
  • PSYC 4801 History and Systems of Psychology
  • PRST 3501 Clinical Assessment: Developing and Evaluating a Psychological Test


  • Marquette University, Ph.D. and M.S.
  • Carroll College, B.S.

Professional Experience

  • Counselor, Counseling Center, Marquette University
  • Adjunct Instructor, Marquette University, College of Professional Studies

Personal Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • National Psi Chi Organization

Research Interests

  • College counseling/mental health
  • College student development
  • Institutional assessment and learning outcomes

Presentations and Publications

  • de St. Aubin, e. and Rusch Blahnik, J. (2008). Manresa project review: Information to enhance teaching and learning (Volume 3, Issue 1) Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Marquette University.
  • de St. Aubin, E. and Rusch Blahnik, J. Vocation, values, and the Marquette student: A MANRESA discussion. Faculty development seminar presented at Marquette University, December 2008.
  • McCarthy, M. and Rusch Blahnik, J. Think Method: "What have we really learned from our student outcomes assessment efforts?" Inservice presented at Marquette University Division of Student Affairs, Milwaukee, WI, November 2007.
  • de St. Aubin, E., Rusch Blahnik, J. and Lucas, V. (2007, February 21). Ways of thinking about thinking styles. PsycCRITQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 52 (No 8).


Contact College of Professional Studies

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Marquette University College of Professional Studies
707 Building, Room 403
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-3153 or (800) 793-6450, extension 2
FAX: (414) 288-3298