Dr. Diandra Prescod

Dr. Diandra Prescod
Phone: (814) 863-8115
Office Address:
301 CEDAR Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Assistant Professor of Education (Counselor Education)
Coordinator of Career Counseling Emphasis

Department

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Programs

Counselor Education

Biography

Diandra J. Prescod is an Assistant Professor of Education (Counselor Education) and Coordinator of the Career Counseling emphasis. Her areas of research focus on career development interventions for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) undergraduate students and the journeys of women/students of color in higher education.

Courses Taught

Research in Counselor Education

Facilitating Career Development

Management of College and University Career Centers

Foundations of Career Development and Counseling Information

Counseling Theory and Method

Office Hours

Fall 2017:

Tuesday: 1-3pm

Representative Publications

Prescod, D.J., & Zeligman, M. (In-Press). Career adaptability for trauma survivors: The moderating role of posttraumatic growth. The Career Development Quarterly.

Prescod, D.J., Daire, A.P., Young, C., Dagley, M., & Georgiopoulos, M. (In-Press). Exploring negative career thoughts between STEM declared and STEM interested students. Journal of Employment Counseling.

Belser, C., Prescod, D.J., Daire, A.P., Dagley, M., & Young, C. (In-Press). The influence of career planning on negative career thoughts with STEM-interested undergraduates. The Career Development Quarterly.

Belser, C., Prescod, D.J., Daire, A.P., Dagley, M., & Young, C. (2017). Predicting undergraduate retention in STEM majors based on career development factors. The Career Development Quarterly, 65, 88-93.

Dagley, M., Young, C., Georgiopoulos, M., Daire, A.P., Parksinson, C., Prescod, D.J., & Belser, C. (2016). Recruiting undecided admits to pursue a STEM degree. American Association for Engineering Education. Conference Proceeding Paper #14924.

Zeligman, M., Prescod, D.J. & Greene, J. (2015). Journey towards becoming a counselor education doctoral student: Perspectives of women of color. Journal of Negro Education, 84, 66-79.

*Prescod, D.J. & Daire, A. (2013). Career intervention considerations for unwed young black mothers in the United States. Adultspan Journal, 12(2), 91-99. (Association for Adult Development and Aging Outstanding Journal Article Award, 2014)