Dr. Dana Schneider

Assistant Professor

Department of Criminal Justice and Psychology


Dr. Schneider is a nationally certified school psychologist who received her doctoral degree in school psychology from Duquesne University.

After completing a pre-doctoral internship on the pediatric neuropsychological track at The Watson Institute, she worked as a full-time school psychologist in the McKeesport Area School District, near Pittsburgh, Pa. While working as a school psychologist, Dr. Schneider consulted with school personnel regarding studetns who experienced academic and behavioral difficulties. She also completed comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations, developed positive behavioral plans and conducted individual and group therapy sessions.

Dr. Schneider taught graduate-level research adn statistic courses at Duquesne University from 2010 until 2012 as an adjunct professor. In 2013, she accepted a full-time tenure-track position at PennWest California.

  • Pre-doctoral Internship, Pediatric Neuropsychological track: The Watson Institute
  • Doctorate, School Psychology: Duquesne University


Phone: 724-938-4399

Office: Morgan Hall Room 315