Intercultural Institute on Human Development and Aging

Jean Kaluk

Degrees: AB Duke University 1999, MA Long Island University 2003, Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology at Long Island University.
Title: Research Assistant


Ms. Kaluk began working at the institute in the fall of 2001. While at the institute, Ms. Kaluk has had a number of roles which include the following: helping to write papers for publication, qualitative coding of facial expressions and narratives, interviewing, and collection of physiological and emotion data.


At Duke University , Ms. Kaluk studied romantic relationship conflicts and the influence of religion on the mourning process. After completing her Bachelor's degree, Ms. Kaluk worked in Denver , her hometown, as a substance abuse treatment outcomes researcher. In the fall of 2001, Ms. Kaluk moved to New York City to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Long Island University . She is now in her fourth year as a doctoral student and is currently working on her dissertation and completing her predoctoral clinical internship.

Research Interests

  • Emotion regulation and coping

  • Conflict and conflict resolution

  • Religion and coping

  • Romantic relationships

  • Communication in the therapeutic relationship

  • Therapist characteristics that impact treatment


2004 2005

Dissertation Fellowship Award from Long Island University



Kaluk, J. (October, 2003). The Relationship Conflict Questionnaire: A Validation Study.
Presented at the LIU annual poster presentation, Brooklyn , NY .

Kaluk, J., Asher, S., and Parkhurst, J. (2001). Adolescent's Beliefs, Goals, and Strategies
in Interpersonal Conflict Situations. Presented at the April 2001 meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis , MN .


Papers Submitted

Consedine , N.S. , Magai, C., Ungar, T., Kaluk-Longfellow, J., Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E., King, A., & McTiernan, J. (under review). Stress versus negative emotion in the prediction of physical complaints: Are we accessing the same construct in diverse groups? Manuscript submitted for publication.

Papers In Preparation

Consedine, N. S., Kaluk, J. Magai, C. (in prep). Preliminary development of a scale to assess trait expressive and inhibitory tendencies for four discrete emotions. Manuscript in preparation.

Grant Support

Researcher: The Relationship Conflict Questionnaire: A validation study. Long Island University Subject Reimbursement Grant (2002-2003).

Researcher . Young Adult's Beliefs, Goals, and Strategies in Interpersonal Conflict Situations. Duke University Research Fund (1998-1999).


Professional Memberships

•  Student Affiliate, American Psychological Association (APA)


Contact Details

Jean Kaluk, MA
Research Assistant
Intercultural Institute on Human Development and Aging
191 Willoughby St., Suite 1A
Brooklyn , NY 11201
Ph: 718-246-6477