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Keith F. Snider
Professor of Public Administration and Management
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3621
Email: ksnider (at)
PhD - Virginia Tech, 1997
Public Administration and Public Affairs
MS - Naval Postgraduate School, 1982
Operations Research
BS - U.S. Military Academy, 1976
  • 1996 - 2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Management
  • 2002 - 2013 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
  • 1976 - 1996 U.S. Army
  • Defense Acquisition
  • Project Management
  • Defense Acquisition Policy
  • Public Procurement
  • Richard W. Hamming Annual Faculty Award for Achievement in Interdisciplinary Activities, 2009
  • Khi V. Thai Research Scholar of the Year. Awarded by the Public Procurement Research Center and the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, 2008
  • Systems Management Department Outstanding Research Award, 2000
  • Editorial Boards: Journal of Public Procurement; Acquisition Review Quarterly; Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management
  • American Society for Public Administration
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Snider, K., Kidalov, M., & Rendon, R. (2013). Diversity governance by convenience? Federal contracting for minority-owned small businesses. Public Administration Quarterly, 37 (3), 393-432.
  • Snider, K., Halpern, B., Rendon, R., & Kidalov, M. (2013). Corporate social responsibility and public procurement: how doing business with government affects managerial orientations. Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management, 19, 63-72.
  • Snider, K. & Rendon, R. (2012). Public procurement: public administration and public service perspectives. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 18 (2), 327-348.
  • Kidalov, M. & Snider, K. (2011). A comparison of US and European public procurement policies for small and medium enterprises (SME). Business and Politics, 13 (4), 1-41.
  • Halpern, B. & Snider, K. (2011). Products that kill and corporate social responsibility: the case of U.S. defense firms. Armed Forces & Society, 38 (4), 604-624.
  • Keywords: Acquisition Policy, Defense Acquisition, Public Procurement

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