Hello, my name is Suzette Fromm Reed. I am an Associate Professor of Psychology and
Co-Director of the Community Psychology Ph.D. Program at National Louis University in
Chicago, IL. My professional training is in Community Psychology. 

My research interests involve the primary prevention of all issues impacting the
community. I have a specific interest in girl empowerment, health promotion, child
maltreatment, social capital and collective efficacy. 

Feel free to contact me with questions. 



Fromm Reed, S. (2012). The Community Psychologist’s Role in the Primary Prevention of Obesity: Opportunities and Obstacles., The Community Psychologist Policy column. (2012)

The Community Psychologist’s Role in the Primary Prevention of Obesity: Opportunities and Obstacles Written by...



Obesity and Adolescents. (with Judah Viola and Carlissa Jackson), Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion (2nd Ed.) (2012)

An encyclopedia article on obesity in adolescents.



School and Community Based Obesity Prevention., Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. (2012)

This introduction to a special issue of the Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the...



A Temporal Model of Community Organizing and Direct Action. . (with Brad Olson and Judah Viola), Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice. (2011)

Psychology has much to contribute to engagement in community organizing and direct action. Such organizing...



The Processes that Moderate the Effect of Community Structural Factors on Neighborhood Child Maltreatment Rates. (2007)

This study examined the processes that moderate the effect of community structural factors on neighborhood...


Unpublished Papers

Estimated Annual Cost of Child Maltreatment. (2001)

An Estimate Annual Cost of Child Maltreatment



Cultural Aspects of Interactions in the Class, in the Community and among each other with a focus on Standard Dialect. (with Gerry Becker, Judy Kent, and Wytress Richardson), The Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Ann Arbor, MI). (2012)

In this presentation, cultural aspects of interactions among diverse groups were explored. Dr. Gerry Becker...


Cost of Child Abuse, www.nl.edu/news/costofabuse.cfm. (2011)

youtube "presentation" on child maltreatment


The Future of Feminist Community Psychology. (with Debra Trude Suter), The Association for Women in Psychology Conference (2011)

Contextually Relevant Child Maltreatment Prevention in African American and Latino Communities., American Psychological Association’s 2nd International Conference on Community Psychology (2008)

Homelessness and Trauma in the Suburbs: Assessing the Need for Psychological Trauma Related Interventions. (with Michelle Robey), Midwest Eco Conference (a division of the American Psychological Association’s Society for Community Research and Action). (2007)