Ph.D. Student Profile

Elyse J. Thulin, MS

Elyse J. Thulin, MS

  • Doctoral Pre-Candidate


  • MS, Global Health, Duke University, 2016
  • B.A., Psychology and Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University, 2013

Research Interests & Projects

  • Gender based violence
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Youth development
  • Mental health
  • Sexual & reproductive health
  • Global health
  • Health and human rights
  • Women's rights
  • Big data
  • Quantitative methods

Selected Publications

  • Thulin, E.J., Fleming, P., Kernsmith, P., Darden-Smith, J., & Heinze, J. (manuscript in preparation). Adolescent Risk of Dating Violence and Electronic Dating Abuse: A Latent Class Analysis.
  • Thulin, E.J., Heinze, J.E., Kusunoki, Y., Hsieh, H.F., & Zimmerman, M.A. (submitted). Perceived Neighborhood Characteristics and Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence – a Multi-Level Analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
  • Thulin, E.J., & Zimmerman, M. (accepted). Community resilience: from Broken Windows to Busy Streets. The Cambridge Handbook of Community Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Contextual Perspectives.
  • Thulin, E.J., McLean, K.E., Sevalie, S., Akinsulure-Smith, A., Betancourt, T.S. (in press). Mental Health Problems among Children in Sierra Leone: Assessing Cultural Concepts of Distress. Transcultural Psychology Special Issue.
  • Rupp, L., Zimmerman, M., Sly, K., Reischl, T. M., Thulin, E. J., Wyatt, T., & Stock, J. (Jack) P. (2019). Community Engaged Neighborhood Revitalization and Empowerment: Busy Streets Theory in Action (In Press). American Journal of Community Psychology.
  • Zuillkowski, S.S., Thulin, E.J., McLean, K.E., Rogers, T.M., Akinsulure-Smith, A.M., Betancourt, T.S. (2019). Culturally contextualized parenting: Understanding and assessing parenting in Sierra Leone. Child Abuse & Neglect.
  • Thulin, E. (2013). Type I Diabetes: Affect, Adolescence, and Empathy. Epidemic Proportions, 10, 65-68.