Shedra Amy Snipes

 Shedra Snipes

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Contact Information

225 Biobehavioral Health Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-863-7525


Ph.D., University of Washington

Teaching Interests

Environmental Health; Immigrant Health; Health Promotion; Ethnographic Methods; Behavioral Field Methods (Qualitative and Quantitative)

Research Interests

Intersections of Culture, Biology and the Environment; Biology and Health in Minority and Immigrant populations; Mixed-Methods Research with Qualitative, Quantitative and Biomarker Studies; Anthropology in Public Health Promotion in Special Populations (e.g. Mexican Immigrant Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers)

Bio-Qualitative Research Lab (BioQUAL) Web Pages

Curriculum Vitae

Shedra Snipes vitae

Strategic Themes

  • Domains of Health and Behavior
  • Populations of Special Interest