Yashica J. Crawford

Yashica J. Crawford, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Counseling Psychology

Dr. Yashica Crawford is Director of ExCEL After School Programs with the San Francisco Unified School District. In this role, she manages a team of educators that provide technical assistance and oversight to grant-funded programs in 95 elementary, middle, and high schools. Dr. Crawford received her bachelor's degrees (magna cum laude) in psychology and political science from Howard University. She went on to complete her Master's and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Florida. Dr. Crawford's research interests include social context in education, including self-construal, level of voice, self-esteem, and motivation of students placed at risk for academic failure. This is Dr. Crawford's 3rd year teaching in the Counseling Psychology department.


Ed.D., Educational Psychology, University of Florida, Gainsfille

Research Areas

Social context in education; self-construal, level of voice, self-esteem; motivation of students at risk academically.

Courses Offered
  • Educational Psychology for Counselors
  • Academic and Career Counseling