Isoken Prisca Adodo, M.Ed, M.A., is a Doctoral Student in the School Psychology program at the University Arizona. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Texas in 2009 and upon completing her degree moved to Houston to become a behavioral therapist at Spectrum of Hope, the only behavioral health center for adolescents with autism, where she later moved into a supervising trainer position. In 2010, she began a Masters in Educational Psychology and Special Education, from the University of Houston, which she completed in December 2012. In 2013, she was accepted into the Ph.D. program in School Psychology and as of May 2016 she received a M.A. in School Psychology.
Over the last 3 years, Isoken held a research position with Dr. Katie Eklund doing work on disproportionately in discipline and special education placement for minority students. Since August 2015, she has held the Coordinator position with African American Student Affairs, within the Dean of Students, working with students, faculty, staff, and administrators to make the university a more safe and inclusive space for all students and and employees through institutional change and critical dialogue and reflection. Isoken's dissertation focuses on the level of African American parental involvement needed to improve African American students academic success. Isoken hopes to use her training in LEND to work more collaboratively with minority families and communities to develop interventions to improve child health outcomes and improve treatment integrity for mental health related and neuro-developmental disorders.