SSRI Staff

Professional Employment Experience 

Work Duties

  • Develop survey software for mobile phones.
  • Develop websites for DREAM project support
  • Provide tech. support and general troubleshooting for Principal Investigators and DREAM survey participants.

  Work History

The processing of paper surveys including mailings, sample updating, scanning, verification, data cleaning, data entry and project quality control tasks.

Honors, Professional Activities and Fellowships

Diana has extensive customer service/client relations and quality control experience along with a background in the educational field assisting children with disabilities.  At the SRC, Diana manages multi-modal, longitudinal field studies focused on the collection of extensive cognitive and developmental data from children and families.  She is responsible for hiring and training diverse groups of field interviewers following best practices for survey research and builds effective teams to collect data for research projects being conducted in several states.

Oversee all activities associated with mail-out surveys.  Assist researchers with questionnaire design and construction, including feedback on data collection methods for tracking respondents over time, question wording, layout, and advice of scanning abilities and limitations.  Responsible for monetary incentives associated with projects.

Professional Employment And Experience

Oversee the processing of paper surveys including scanning, data cleaning, project documentation, and data delivery. Manage data entry projects.


Professional Employment Experience

Professional Employment Experience
2013 – present: Programmer/Analyst, The Survey Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

2006 – 2013: Software Developer, Optical Image Technology, State College, PA

2002 – 2004: Quality Assurance Technician, Restek Corporation, Bellefonte, PA

1996 – 2000: Special Education Specialist, Department of Defense Dependent Schools, Bitburg, Germany


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