Steven Snowden
25 Southwest 5 th Terrace-Apartment 4329B | 262.705.8605 |

EDUCATION The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Ph. D in Counseling Psychology Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI B.A., Cum Laude Area of Concentration: Psychology Minors: Biology and Criminology Marquette University McNair Scholar AWARDS Marquette University Urban Scholar Award: four year tuition scholarship Marquette University College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List Award for Outstanding Contribution to Service Kappa Sigma Fraternity Outstanding Scholar Award Grinter Fellowship Recipient

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January 2008 Various 2009-2010 January 2009-2012 Current-2014

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS Heesacker, M., & Snowden, S. J. (2013, February 18). Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain: The Challenges, Causes, and Consequences of Precarious Manhood. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. PRESENTATIONS Snowden, S., Hazlett, K., (May 2012). Does the Duration of Stimulus Presentation Impact the Duration of Positive Affect?.Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL). Snowden, S. (November 2011). Time Course of Emotional Response to Positive Images.McNair Scholars National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Lake Geneva, WI. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Martin Heesacker Current Research Interest: Men & Masculinities; Resistance to Help-Seeking Behaviors Lines of research explore various facets of understudied stigma amidst a wide variety of individuals and groups. Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Research Assistant, Mental Health Delivery Systems Spring 2012 Studies in this lab include how persons determine that they need professional help for a psychological problem, how persons with a mental health problem (such as depression or alcoholism):  Decide to seek treatment  The effect of insurance on seeking treatment for alcohol problems  Barriers experienced while seeking treatment. I have assisted Dr. Saunders with data analysis on a project exploring the various dimensions of stigma attached to mental health services.



Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Research Assistant, Emotion and Behavioral Neuroscience Lab Fall 2011-Spring 2012 I assisted Dr. Nakia Gordon in running participants through various experimental paradigms. My work done for the lab included:  Introducing research assistants to E-Prime stimulus presentation software  Collecting, organizing, and entering data from various inventories such as the Beck Depression Inventory and Affective Intensity Measure as well as exporting data from E-Prime to both Excel spreadsheets and SPSS databases  Drafting abstracts for submission to research conferences  Becoming familiar with relevant literature on mood induction procedures, fMRI studies, and the neurological aspects of emotion Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI McNair Scholars Summer Research Program Summer 2011 Project: Time Course of Emotional Response to Positive Images, mentorship under Dr. Nakia Gordon  240 hours of lab experience:  Designed and coded experimental procedure using E-Prime Software  Ran 25 participants through experimental procedure  Completed statistical analysis of data using SPSS software  Produced APA style manuscript for research project, Time Course of Emotional Response to Positive Images  Literature review  8 week research writing program and peer review  8 week research methods class  Created APA style poster of results  Plenary presenter at Marquette University McNair Scholars Colloquium Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Project: Ambivalent Sexism amongst Males in the Residence Halls 2009-2010 Explored the occurrence of ambivalent sexism in males, describing differences between co-ed and same sex residence halls  Generated research report as well as a poster of results  Administered sexism inventory to more than 30 subjects  Ran various statistical tests to determine results, including ANOVA and multiple t-tests Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Research Assistant, Office of Undergraduate Admissions 2008-2009  Researched and collated various undergraduate recruitment strategies from universities across the country  Interviewed current Marquette students and staff on issues of diversity across the campus  Author of Multicultural Recruitment and Retention: Comparing Marquette University and Various Private Institutions, which includes recommendations for improving the experience of current Marquette multicultural students PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE The Counseling and Wellness Center, Gainesville, FL Graduate Assistant, Mental Health Social Marketing Campaign Current Responsible for assisting both the Grant Coordinator for Mental Health Social Marketing Campaign and the Grant Coordinator for Gatekeeper Training in the implementation of the University of Florida Suicide Prevention Program. This will include creating messages to decrease stigma in asking for help and will highlight various protective strategies targeting distressed, at-risk students. Duties Include:  Campaign Outcome Assessment  Campaign Material Testing



Perform Literature Review

Walker’s Point Youth and Family Center, Milwaukee, WI Adult Volunteer Counselor Fall 2011-Spring 2012  Provided counseling to young men and women, ages 11-17, who are seeking help because of harmful living situations or have run away from home  Performed intakes for possible residents, assessing their conflicts and needs  Lead group activities to improve self-confidence, self-esteem, and goal setting behavior  Helped identify positive behavior modification, including:  Abstaining from illegal substances  Healthy communication and emotional expression  Better personal hygiene Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Resident Assistant 2009-2011  Assessed and responded to the various needs of 25-35 first-year male residents on wing  Counseled peers on personal, academic, and career concerns  Trained in crisis management, the OARS approach to emotional distress, and theories of student diversity and dignity SERVICE AND INVOLVEMENT Department of Psychology, University of Florida Counseling Psychology Student Representative Current Liaison between students and core counseling faculty for University of Florida counseling psychology program  Attends faculty meetings and provides important feedback from student in the counseling psychology program  Member of task force team to develop new social justice initiatives for the program Office of Residence Life, Marquette University Sexual Health and Awareness Committee Member Fall 2011-Spring 2012 Discussed campus-wide issues of sexual health awareness and positive relationships including:  General sexual assault prevention and awareness  Alcohol’s role in sexual assault  Communication in healthy relationships  LGBTQ  New programming and training for resident assistants on the issues of sexuality, relationships, and alcohol consumption Assisted in the creation of a proposal outlining new initiatives for both resident assistants and Office of Residence Life professional staff to address the mentioned issues per request of the Dean of Residence Life Marquette University Order of Omega Vice President, Rho Gamma Chapter Fall 2011-Spring 2012  Directs the recruitment of new members, 14 recently initiated  Presents workshops on scholastic success for the entirety of the Marquette Greek System  Works with executive committee to establish by-laws and create new initiatives to enhance the experience of the members of Marquette University’s Greek organizations Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Marquette University Coordinator for Philanthropic Efforts 2010-2011  Planned and implemented service events to raise fund for the Fisher House Foundation  $1200 dollars raised in 2 days via a campus marathon and hair cut service



Annual spaghetti dinner has raised over $6000 in 3 short years

Marquette University InterFraternityCounil Vice President: Service and Scholarship 2009-2010  Planned and oversaw campus-wide service events for over 600 Greek Marquette students  Risen a total of over $3000 for the American Cancer Society, Red Cross, and Haitian Relief Efforts  Monitored the scholastic success of each chapter of Marquette University’s male fraternities  Efforts have increased the all-male average GPA by 15% for fraternities on campus

SKILLS Familiar with various writing formats including: APA, MLA, CMS Proficient in the use of SPSS Statistical Analyses Programming Proficient with E-Prime psychological testing software

MEMBERSHIPS Psi Chi, National Honors Society for Psychology Order of Omega, National Greek Honors Society The Kappa Sigma Fraternity APA Division 51:Psychology of Men and Masculinity

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