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Jeff Snyder

Jeff Snyder ’97

  • Associate Professor of Educational Studies, Chair of Educational Studies, Educational Studies

Education & Professional History

Carleton College, BA; Harvard University, EdM; New York University, PhD.

At Carleton since 2012.

Highlights & Recent Activity

"Why diversity training on campus is likely to disappoint," (co-authored with Amna Khalid),  The Conversation, August 5, 2020.

"Sure, Get Rid of College Admissions Tests but Not Because They're Biased," Inside Higher Ed, July 6, 2020.

"Higher Education in the Age of Coronavirus," Boston Review, April 30, 2020.

"Activists want a San Francisco high school mural removed, saying its impact today should overshadow the artist’s intentions" (co-authored with Amna Khalid), The Conversation, May 10, 2019. See also updated version on, June 10, 2019.

"Not a False Alarm: Partisan Politics Prevents the Left from Seeing Threats to Campus Free Expression" (co-authored with Amna Khalid), Inside Higher Ed, January 23, 2019.


Courses Taught This Year

  • EDUC 395: Senior Seminar (Spring 2020)
  • EDUC 100: Will This Be on the Test? Standardized Testing and American Education (Fall 2020)
  • EDUC 110: Introduction to Educational Studies (Winter 2021)
  • EDUC 338: Multicultural Education (Winter 2021)
Profile updated August 22, 2020

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