Julie Rusby

Julie RusbyJulie Rusby joined ORI in 1996 as a Research Associate and received her Ph.D. in School Psychology at the University of Oregon in 1998 with a focus on social development and prevention of behavioral problems. Dr. Rusby has considerable expertise in social development and behavioral problems, early childhood education and intervention, early adolescent peer relationships, and observation and Ecological Momentary Assessment methodologies. Dr. Rusby developed the Carescapes program, a video-based training for providers of home-based child care aimed at promoting social competence in preschool-age children. Julie also enjoys singing, gardening, and outdoor adventures (kayaking, hiking, cross-country skiing, etc).