Katherine Snyder

Katherine Snyder

Associate Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science

Katherine Snyder
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Engineering
Room: 124
Phone: (313) 993-1216
Katherine Snyder
Mathematics Education
Algebra - online
C++ Programming
Psychology of Math
Instructional Technology Computer Science


  • Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Wayne State University
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Detroit
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Detroit


Dr. Katherine Snyder is the dean for the College of Engineering and Science. Snyder has been the associate dean of Academic Affairs of the College of Engineering & Science since 2010 and associate professor of Mathematics & Computer Science.

She has served the University on a number of teams and committees, including, the Banner Student Group, Academic Advising Committee, Core Curriculum Task Force, Information Technology Team, Undergraduate Coordinators and University Bargaining Team. She is the Principle Investigator (PI) of a $200,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company for a Ford Mobility App project, and is key personnel for the ReBUILDetroit grant a $21.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. In addition, she serves on the Academic Board for Detroit Loyola High School. Before coming to University of Detroit Mercy as a faculty member in the Mathematics & Computer Science Department in 1994, Dr. Snyder taught high school in Southwest Detroit.  She has earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Computer Education at Wayne State University. She also holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics and a M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Detroit.

Her teaching interests are in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Computer Science, including Calculus, C++ programming, Psychology of Math, and Instructional Technology.