Julie West Russo

Faculty Since 2011

Assistant Professor


Program Director

MA Mental Health Counseling

MA Chaplaincy and Ministry Care


BA, Northwestern University

MA, Trinity International University

EdD, Argosy University


Dr. Russo is a licensed professional counselor in IL with clinical experience in the treatment of addictions. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Illinois Counseling Association, and the Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors.
Dr. Russo enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, being outside with her dogs, and watching the Chicago Cubs.

Selected Publications

Acts and the Isaianic New Exodus (Mohr Siebeck, 2000/Baker, 2002) Thanksgiving: An Investigation of a Pauline Theme (InterVarsity, 2002) 


  • American Counseling Association
  • Illinois Counseling Association
  • Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors