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Elliott, Diana C.

Associate Professor
Counselor Education & Student Affairs
484-646-4600
Old Main 424
elliott@kutztown.edu
  • Degrees
    Ph.D. Higher Education, New York University

    J.D. School of Law, Rutgers University

    B.A. Sociology, Villanova University
  • Publications
    Elliott, D.C. & Lakin, J.M. (accepted). Running the STEM gauntlet: The
    complicity of four-year universities in the transfer penalty. Research in Higher Education.

    Zambanini, K., Downing, K., & Elliott, D.C. (in press). Not quite a sunshine state of mind. In M Benjamin (Ed.) Maybe I should--: Case studies on ethics for student affairs professionals. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

    McKinney, C. & Elliott, D.C. (in press). Welcoming or intolerant: Balancing freedom of speech and Diversity. In M Benjamin (Ed.) Maybe I should--: Case studies on ethics for student affairs professionals. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books

    Elliott, D.C., & Brenneman, M. (2018). We’re not in high school anymore: Understanding
    the academic transitional challenges experienced by U.S. men of color in college. In J.
    Hoffman & P. Blessinger (Eds.) International Perspectives in Education: Contexts for
    Diversity and Gender Identities. Bingley, U.K: Emerald Group Publishing.

    Elliott, D.C., Brenneman, M., & Robbins, S.B. (2018). Social networks and minority
    male college access: The “tip of the iceberg” phenomena. Urban Education, 53 (10), 1210-1237.

    Lakin, J.M. & Elliott, D.C. (2016). STEMming the shock: Examining transfer shock and its impact on STEM major and enrollment persistence. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 28(2), 9-31.

    Elliott, D.C. (2016). Self-efficacy beliefs and the moderating effects of institutional
    characteristics: Does selectivity matter? Higher Education, 71(3), 415-431.

    Elliott, D.C. (2015). Analysis of secondary data. In F. Stage (Ed) Research in the College Context: Approaches and Methods. New York, NY: Routlege.

    Elliott, D.C. (2014). Trailblazing: Exploring First-Generation College Students' Self-
    Efficacy Beliefs and Academic Adjustment. Journal of the First-Year Experience &
    Students in Transition, 26, 2.

    Baum, S. Elliott, D.C., Ma, J. (2014). Trends in Higher Education: Trends in Student Aid.
    College Board: New York, NY.

    Burrus, J., Elliott, D.C., Brenneman, M.W., Markle, R., & Carney, L. (2013). Toward a
    comprehensive understanding of student persistence and goal attainment: “Putting and keeping students on track.” ETS Research Reports.

    Lakin, J.M., Elliott, D.C., & Liu, O.L. (2012). Investigating ESL Students’ Performance on Outcomes Assessments in Higher Education. Educational and Psychological
    Measurement, 72 (5), 734-753.

    Elliott, D.C., Kaliski, P.M., Burrus, J., & Roberts, R.D. (2012). Exploring Resilience through the Lens of Core Self-Evaluations. In S. Prince-Embury & D.H. Saklofske (Eds.), Translating Resilience Theory for Assessment and Application with Children, Adolescents and Adults. New York, NY: Springer.

    Elliott, D.C. (2012). Academic support services gone awry: A case study for practitioners. In F. Stage & S. Hubbard (Eds.), Linking Theories to Practice: Case Studies for Working with College Students, 3rd edition (pp. 114-117). New York, NY: Routledge.

    Elliott, D.C. & Loera, A. D. (2012). Hiring from within? External influences on the hiring process. In F. Stage & S. Hubbard (Eds.), Linking Theories to Practice: Case Studies for Working with College Students, 3rd edition (pp. 202-206). New York, NY: Routledge.

    Elliott, D.C. (2011). Student heterogeneity and diversity at catholic colleges. Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 31(1),61-81.

    Baum, S., Payea, K., Elliott, D.C. (2010). Trends in Student Aid. College Board: New York, NY.
  • Research Interests
    community colleges, transfer students, college student retention, students of color in higher education, assessment of learning
  • Class Schedule
    Term Days Start Time End Time Course Location
    Fall 2022 M 5:00PM 7:50PM STA 573 101 OM280
    Fall 2022 T 5:00PM 7:50PM STA 516 805 OM123
    Fall 2022 H 5:00PM 7:50PM STA 592 801 OM280