Loyola University Chicago

Center for Research on Self-Sufficiency (CROSS)

School of Social Work

Our Team

Founding Director:

Associate Director / Senior Research Associate:

Assistant Director / Research Associate:

First Star Academy Program Manager:

TIP Institute Coordinator: 

Doctoral Research Assistants:

  • Jangho Park [jpark38@luc.edu]: PSS in workforce development and adult education
  • Anthony Johnson [ajohnson34@luc.edu]: PSS in health prevention and promtion
  • Ruri Kim [rkim8@luc.edu]: PSS theory in clinical practice and youth development
  • Alanna Shin [ashin8@luc.edu]: PSS in financial capbility and empowerment
  • Bridget Wesley [bwesley@luc.edu]: PSS among vulnerable youth / First Star