Aleksandra Snowden
Dr. Aleksandra SnowdenMarquette University

Lalumiere Hall, 420

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6845
Curriculum Vitae

Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor

Social and Cultural Sciences


MBA, 2021, Marquette University

Ph.D., 2012, Indiana University

MA, 2009, Indiana University

BA, 2005, Indiana University

Courses Taught

  • CRLS 1001 Introduction to Criminology
  • CRLS 4350 Neighborhoods and Crime
  • CRLS 4360 Crime Mapping
  • CRLS 6200 Introduction to GIS

Research Interests

  • Crime mapping and analysis
  • Neighborhood characteristics
  • Alcohol availability, crimes, and violence


  • 2022       Clancy, K., Chudzik, J., Snowden, A.J., and Guha, S. Reconciling data-driven crime analysis with human-centered algorithms. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, 124: 103604 
  • 2021       Snowden, A.J. “Crime and off-premise alcohol outlets: Do characteristics matter?”. Security Journal, 34: 165-183.  
  • 2020       Snowden, A.J., Hockin, S.M., and Pridemore, W.A. “The neighborhood-level association between alcohol outlet density and female criminal victimization rates.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(15-16): 2639-2662.
  • 2019       Snowden, A.J. “Exploring violence: The role of neighborhood characteristics, alcohol outlets, and other micro-places”. Social Science Research, 82: 181-194.
  • 2019       Snowden, A.J. “The relationship between alcohol beverage types and violence”. Journal of Drug Issues, 41(1): 183-200.
  • 2018       Snowden, A.J. “Alcohol availability and violence: A closer look at space and time.” International Regional Science Review, 41(6), 657-678.
  • 2017       Snowden, A.J., and Pridemore, W.A. "Reducing alcohol-related violence.” In N. Giesbrecht and L. Bosma (Eds), Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems: Evidence and Community-based Initiatives (pp.101-117). Washington, D.C.: American Public Health Association Press.
  • 2017       Snowden, A.J., Stucky, T., and Pridemore, W.A. “Alcohol outlets, social disorganization, and non-violent crimes in urban neighborhoods.” Journal of Crime and Justice, 40(4): 430-445.
  • 2016       Snowden, A.J. “Alcohol outlet density and intimate partner violence in a non-metropolitan college town: Accounting for neighborhood characteristics and alcohol outlet types.” Violence and Victims, 37(1): 111-123.
  • 2016       Snowden, A.J. “Neighborhood characteristics contribute to urban alcohol availability: Accounting for race/ethnicity and social disorganization.” Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 15(4): 346-366.
  • 2015       Snowden, A.J., and Freiburger, T. “Alcohol outlets, social disorganization, and robberies: Accounting for neighborhood characteristics and alcohol outlet types.” Social Science Research, 51: 145-162.
  • 2015       Snowden, A.J. “The role of alcohol in violence: The individual, small group, community, and cultural level.” Review of European Studies, 7(7): 394-406.
  • 2014       Snowden, A.J., and Pridemore, W.A. “Off-premise alcohol outlet characteristics and violence.” American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 40(4): 327-35.
  • 2013       Snowden, A.J., and Pridemore, W.A. “Alcohol and violence in a non-metropolitan college town: Alcohol outlet density, outlet type, and assault. Journal of Drug Issues, 43(3): 357-373.
  • 2013       Snowden, A.J., and Pridemore, W.A. “Alcohol outlets, social disorganization, land use, and violence in a large college town: Direct and moderating effects.” Criminal Justice Review, 38(1): 29-49.
  • 2009       Pridemore, W.A., and Snowden, A.J. “Reduction in suicide mortality following a new national alcohol policy: An interrupted time series analysis of Slovenia.” American Journal of Public Health, 99: 915-920.
  • 2008      Snowden, A.J., and Pridemore, W.A. “The 2003 Slovenian alcohol policy: Background, supporters, and opponents.” Contemporary Drug Problems, 35: 5-35.


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