1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)

Catherine J Snyder

Department: Mathematics & Physics
Office Location: Student Development Center
Office Phone: 607-587-4291
Catherine Jo Winseck Snyder snydercj@alfredstate.edu

314 Hunter Student Development Center

Alfred State College, Alfred, NY  14802  

Office phone:    607-587-4291

Home address:  415 Dingman Run Road                               

Coudersport, PA  16915                               

Home phone:  814-274-9339                                                                                                

Feb 5, 2007                                                    


Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI: M.A. Social and Quantitative Psychology, 1976

M. A. Thesis:  Subjectivity, Objectivity, Configurational Consistency, and the Model of Dynamic Self-evaluation, 1976

Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA: B.A. Psychology, 1972; B.A. Mathematics lacks 3 credits; Certification for Secondary Math Teaching lacks student teaching, 2000.

Teaching Overview: 

Math/Physics Department at Alfred State College:

  • Explorations in Geometry
  • College Algebra
  • Statistics I
  • Algebra Concepts (formerly Intermediate Algebra)
  • Mathematical Concepts (formerly Introduction to Algebra)
  • Fundamentals of Math

Psychology Department at Alfred State College

  • General Psychology
  • Introduction to Counseling Techniques

Penn College, North Campus in Wellsboro, PA

  • Remedial mathematics

Mansfield University, 1972

  • Elementary Algebra for EEOP students
Professional Experience: 

Lecturer, Adjunct faculty in Mathematics/Physics Department, Alfred State College, 2001 to the present            

Adjunct faculty in Psychology Department, Alfred State College, 2002 and 2003

Adjunct faculty at North Campus of Penn College, Wellsboro, PA, Spring 2000          

Graduate assistant with Computer Institute for Social Science Research and Behavioral Science Instructional Laboratory, writing technical documents and consulting on the use of social science statistical analysis programs and computer models of social science experiments, Michigan State University, 1972-1976

Mental health therapist with Charles Cole Memorial Hospital working with at risk families, 2003-3004

Interest in History of Mathematics and in writing an historical fiction book on the blossoming of mathematics in Europe, featuring Leonard Euler as the central character Publications and Events: 


NPAR with Det Romero.  Manual for the use of a computer program performing nonparametric statistical analysis on user-supplied data

Several articles in the Journal of Psychology with Dr. James Phillips and Eileen Thompson concerning experiments in configurational consistency theory circa 1975


Justified Fun in Explorations in Geometry, 2005 NYSMATYC conference in Courtland, NY

Math Lab resource person in 102 SDC at least 1 hour per week every semester Honors and Awards: 
Dean's Award, Fall 2004 in recognition of developing Explorations in Geometry course and helping remedial algebra students overcome academic and personal obstructions to become successful