Snider named to teaching position at Potomac State

Mary ‘Catie’ Snider was recently named as a visiting instructor of sociology at Potomac State College of West Virginia University (WVU), where she will be teaching various classes in anthropology, sociology and criminology. 

Mary ‘Catie’ Snider
Mary ‘Catie’ Snider

Snider, a former graduate of Bishop Walsh High School in Cumberland, Md., earned bachelor’s degrees in biology and anthropology from the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. and her master’s degree in physical anthropology from the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont.  She also completed the High School Science Teacher Licensure Program at the University of North Carolina at Ashville, N.C.

Snider has previously served as a teacher, an adjunct anthropology instructor, a consultant, and as a clinical research coordinator.   Additionally, she has served as an osteologist, analyzing prehistoric human skeletal remains for the purpose of obtaining information regarding individual’s sex, age at death, pathology, and trauma.  She presented the results at the South Eastern Archeological Conference. 

Other independent research experience includes: crime scene investigation and museological skeletal research in Montana; field biology on Andros Island in the Bahamas; and archeological excavation in New Mexico.