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Aleksandra SnowdenAleksandra J. Snowden

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Indiana University
M.A., Indiana University
B.A., Indiana University

Email: snowdena@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-6953
Room: 1139 Enderis Hall

Professional Interests

  • Alcohol and violence
  • Spatial analytical methods
  • Police reform in post-conflict societies
  • Criminal justice education

Aleksandra J. Snowden is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Criminal Justice. She received her MA and Ph.D. from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Her primary research interests include alcohol and violence, and spatial analytical methods. She is also interested in the issues of police reform in post-conflict societies and criminal justice education. Her latest project examines the role that immediate environment, outlet, staff, and patron characteristics of alcohol outlets play in community violence rates. For this project, she uses spatially informed methods of analysis that account for the influence of space and place characteristics on violence.

She is an active member of the American Society of Criminology and the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol.

Select Recent Publications: Refereed Articles

Snowden, A.J., & Verma, A. (2010). Police and Crime Fighting in Kosovo. In M. Palmiotto & P. Unnithan (Eds.), Policing and Society: A Global Approach (pp. 109-109). Cengage Learning.

Pridemore, W.A., & Snowden, A.J. (2009). Reduction in suicide mortality following a new national alcohol policy: An interrupted time series analysis of Slovenia. American Journal of Public Health, 99, 915-920.

Snowden, A.J., & Pridemore, W.A. (2008). The 2003 Slovenian alcohol policy: Background, supporters, and opponents. Contemporary Drug Problems, 35, 5-35.

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Criminology
Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol

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