Dr. Shannon D. Snapp

2014 Winner

Dr. Shannon Snapp smiling for photo

Dr. Shannon D. Snapp is a developmental psychologist with interests in health, well-being, sexuality, gender, and sociocultural contexts that support youth.

Snapp joined the Frances McClelland Institute of Children, Youth, and Families in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in 2011. She is on the leadership team of the Crossroads Collaborative, a Ford Foundation funded transdisciplinary research team that studies sexuality, health, and rights for youth. She is a blogger for the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) and has served on emerging scholar boards for both SRA and the European Association for Research on Adolescence. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Developmental Psychology at Boston College and her B.A. in Psychology and Spanish at the University of Kansas.