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


Ph.D., 2012, 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, crime analysis, GIS
  • Neighborhood characteristics, alcohol availability, crimes, violence, and injury
  • Spatial analytical methods, spatial regression


  • 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 beverage types and violence. Journal of Drug Issues, 49(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., & Pridemore, W.A. Reducing alcohol-related violence. Forthcoming in N. Giesbrecht & L. Bosma (Eds), Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems: Evidence and Community-based Initiatives. Washington, D.C.: American Public Health Association Press.  

  • 2017    Snowden, A.J., Hockin, S.M., & Pridemore, W.A. The neighborhood-level association between alcohol outlet density and female criminal victimization rates. Forthcoming in Journal of Interpersonal Violence

  • 2017    Snowden, A.J., Stucky, T., & 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. Neighborhood characteristics contribute to urban alcohol availability: Accounting for race/ethnicity and social disorganization. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 15(4), 346-366.

  • 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.

  • 2015    Snowden, A.J., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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.  

  • 2010    Snowden, A.J., & Verma, A. Police and Crime Fighting in Kosovo. In M. Palmiotto & P. Unnithan (Eds.), Policing and Society: A Global Approach (pp. 109-109). Cengage Learning.

  • 2009    Pridemore, W.A., & 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.


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