Katie Barwick-Snell


Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor
Physical Science Building 716 (Campus Map)
(405) 325-3115

Katie Barwick-Snell at University of Oklahoma, has been selected as an Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit recipient in the Faculty Academic Advising category from NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising as part of the 2015 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising. This award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students. The Faculty Academic Advising category includes those individuals whose primary responsibility is teaching and who spend a portion of their time providing academic advising services to students.

Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. The goal of NACADA is to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to enhance the educational development of students.

NACADA’s membership has grown to over 11,000 faculty, professional advisors, administrators, counselors, and others in academic and student affairs concerned with the intellectual, personal, and vocational needs of students. In addition, NACADA is the representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education.

Katie Barwick-Snell was honored and presented with this award in Las Vegas, NV during the NACADA Annual Conference this October.

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Professional Information

Courses Taught


HR 3013 Introduction to HR
HR 4513 Service Learning
HR 4990 Undergraduate Independent Study
HR 4113 Practicum in HR
HR 4990 Undergraduate Directed Reading
HR 4303 HR in Action
HR 5970 Motherhood Directed Reading
WGS 3810 Motherhood in Contemporary Society


HR 5093 Intro to Graduate Studies
HR 5013 Current Problems in HR
HR 5093 Intro to Graduate Studies


Designed maps in Daniel Snell (2011). Religions of the Ancient Near East, New York and Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

Invited contributor for Women and Reproduction: An Autoethnographic Approach.  The book contract is with Edwin Mellen-NY signed Jan 2010   chapter is   “Other Mothering.”

Invited contributor for called Southern Race Narratives- Jackson MS, Struggles with Integration.  2010 submitted a Chapter about  experiences of Mississippi Public Schools Integration in the 1970’s.

Unpublished research project conducted with Sophia Morren on sexual harassment  in college students.   Photograph included in Daniel Snell,(1997) Life of the Ancient Near East, New Haven and London Yale University Press.

Barwick-Snell, Katherine (1995) “Social Support Issues of Women Returning to the Traditional University”. Social and Motivational Factors for Retention of Adult Learners in a Distance Education Program.

Oklahoman State University Dissertation In Spring 1990 in Durham North Carolina I contributed research and recipe development  in Judith Olney (1994).The Farm Market Cookbook Galahad Books


Presidents Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Advisor 2011

Phi Kappa Phi International Interdisciplinary Honor Society-President of OU chapter

2007- 2010, OU College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Outstanding Advising Award May

2009 OU Women Studies Program Social Justice Award May

2009 Nominated for Provost’s Teaching Award for the Fall

2005  Phi Kappa Phi International Interdisciplinary Honor Society-Vice president 2005-2007 McNair Scholars Program Faculty Mentor for Yvonne Honeyesewa

2004-2006 Women Helping Others Foundation 2003 Community Service Annual Award University of Oklahoma Scholar Athletic

2004 Most Inspiring Faculty Award Phi Kappa Phi International Interdisciplinary Honor Society  OU Chapter Secretary

1997-2001 College of Liberal Studies Superior Teaching Award 2000 Phi Kappa Phi International Interdisciplinary Honor Society

1991 Delta Kappa Gamma International Society, 1987.

Outstanding Young Women of America 1984.

Omicron Nu Home Economics Honor Society, 1981.

Outstanding Young Women of America 1981

Pi Gamma Mu Social Science Honors Society, 1980.

Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, 1975.

Alpha Zeta Honor Society, 1975.

Cardinal Key Honor Society, President MSU Chapter 1975.

Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1976.