Renee Snow, Ph.D.Professor, Transpersonal Psychology

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  • PhD in Psychology – Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
  • MA in Spiritual Psychology – University of Santa Monica
  • MS in Accountancy – San Jose State University
  • BA in Economics – University of California Santa Cruz


Licensures & Certifications:

  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst



  • Bakosh, L., Snow, R., Tobias, J., & Houlihan, J. (2015, January). Maximizing mindful learning: An innovative mindfulness intervention improves elementary students’ academic achievement. Mindfulness.
  • Snow, R. (2014). Transpersonal Economics. In H. Baker & V. Ricciardi (Eds.), Investor behavior: The psychology of financial planning and investing (pp. 245-264). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Snow, R. & Taylor, L. (2012, Fall). Transpersonal practices for personal wealth management. The Journal of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, 2(2), 76-95.
  • Snow, R.(2012, March). Eco Leadership: The Practice of Deep Understanding in Action. Integral Leadership Review, XII(2).


Research & Training:

The focus of my research has been in the field of behavioral finance and economics, especially how culture, religion, and spiritual practices influence money management. I teach classes in behavioral finance, finance, statistics, leadership, quantitative and qualitative research methods.

More faculty members:

Dorote Weyers-Lucci, Ph.D.Professor, Bachelor's Completion

Steven J. Gold, Ph.D.Program Chair, Bachelor's Completion

Scott Underwood, M.A.Professor, Bachelor's Completion

Jennifer M. Crane, LMFTClinical Director, MA of Counseling Psychology

Michelle M. Daly, LPCProfessor, MA of Counseling Psychology

Tracy Tuten, Ph.D.Professor, Business Administration

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