Coral Snodgrass, PhD Director of International Business
BA, German/English — Duquesne University
MBA; PhD, Strategic Planning and Policy — University of Pittsburgh
A specialist in international business, Dr. Snodgrass currently holds a Peter Canisius Professorship with Dr. Julia Wescott, professor of modern languages. The pair is team-teaching courses that combine studies in Spanish language with a foundation in international management. Students in the program have an opportunity to serve internships in Western New York, Mexico, or Spain.
With more than 31 published articles and book reviews and 23 conference papers to her credit, Dr. Snodgrass has been recognized for the integrity of her work with research grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the Canadian Embassy, and the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, among other agencies. She is a reviewer for seven professional journals and serves as book editor for the Information Resources Management Journal.
In the community, Dr. Snodgrass serves on the Executive Committee of Buffalo-Niagara World Connect. She is active in 13 professional organizations, including the Association of Japanese Business Studies, the Association of Canadian Studies in the U.S., and the World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara.
Dr. Snodgrass designed five courses offered at Canisius: "Comparative Management," "Doing Business with Canada," "Doing Business with Mexico," "Doing Business with Japan," and "Culture, Language, and Management," as well as the MBA Integration Modules. She has served as chair of the Department of Management and Marketing, director of the International Business Program, chair of the International Students Advisory Council, and member of the MBA Curriculum Review Committee, Sexual Harassment Hearing Committee, and Campus Safety Advisory Committee. In 1995, she was honored with the college’s Dr. I. Joan Lorch Women’s Studies Award for her work in promoting the welfare of women at Canisius.