Professor of History; Academic Co-Director, Graduate Policy Studies

Undergraduate Departments

  • Liberal Arts_

Graduate Departments

  • Policy Studies (M.A.)_


  • Ph.D. in history of U.S. foreign relations, Texas A&M University
  • M.A. in U.S. history, The American University
  • B.A. in history, Virginia Tech


David Snyder specializes in the intersection of technology and national security policy, especially the role of energy in national security. Having grown up overseas as a military dependent, he is also interested in the study of imperialism, especially in the 19th and 20th centuries. Along with Dr. Tanya Casas, he helped create the new graduate program in policy studies.

Additional Information
Presentations and Publications


t: 215.489.2226
e: david.snyder@delval.edu

Office Hours

Lasker 300
Tues-Thurs, 9:30-noon; and by appointment