Director of Assessment and Institutional Research
- Ph.D. in Gender Studies, 2016 – Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation, Tempe, Arizona
- M.A. in Women’s Studies, 2013 – Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation, Tempe, Arizona
- M.S. in Sociology, 2010 – Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
- B.A. in Sociology with a minor in History, 2007 – George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon
Dr. Snitker is the Director of Assessment and Institutional Research. She started this position at Warner Pacific College in 2016, bringing with her experience in both the social sciences and humanities. Her recent research focuses on the experiences of stay-at-home fathers. Utilizing in-depth interviews with 40 stay-at-home fathers, she analyzed how hegemonic masculinities and gendered expectations around household labor influenced the ways these men viewed their participation in a traditionally feminine role.
Dr. Snitker has over 8 years of experience in research including her work at the Institute of Humanities Research at Arizona State University. She has also presented her research at several national conferences including the American Sociological Association meetings, the National Women’s Studies Association meetings, and the Society for the Study of Social Problem meetings. Her experiences in both the social sciences and humanities give her a unique perspective on the role of assessment and institutional research within higher education. She also brings with her statistical knowledge from her graduate work at Portland State University and Arizona State University. Additionally, as a teaching associate in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, she has extensive teaching experience within higher education.
Dr. Snitker earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from George Fox University and her Master of Science in Sociology from Portland State University. She also earned her Master of Arts in Women’s Studies and Doctor of Philosophy in Gender Studies from Arizona State University.
Dr. Snitker is excited to be part of the Warner Pacific community. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and exploring the Northwest.