Deirdre Gobeille Snyder

Deirdre Gobeille Snyder

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Faculty Expertise

  • Management Communication
  • Management and Organizations
  • Hospitality and Services Design, Management and Operations


Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration


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Deirdre Gobeille Snyder is a lecturer in management communication at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. She teaches business communications courses at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Prior to Cornell, she was an associate professor at Providence College in Rhode Island, where she taught courses on organizational behavior, negotiations, leading and managing, and human resources to undergraduates, graduate students, and executives.

Snyder studies the impact of loneliness and belonging at work, team accountability, and social growth mindsets. Her work has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resources Management, Journal of Business Ethics, and featured at the Academy of Management annual meetings.

Snyder holds a PhD in organizational behavior from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a masters of international business from the University of South Carolina where she focused on marketing and Spanish. Before obtaining her doctorate, Snyder spent 15 years working in corporate communications for a variety of organizations including the Johnson School and CNN Latin America. She has lived and worked in Spain, Mexico. and Argentina.

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Awards and Honors

  • Faculty Teaching Award, Freshman Core, Fall 2022 (2022) Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration
  • Outstanding MBA Faculty Award (2019) Providence College School of Business
  • Greene Family Award for Teaching Excellence (2017) Providence College School of Business

Recent Courses

  • HADM 1650 - Business Writing for Hospitality Professionals
  • NBA 5680 - Management Presentations
  • HADM 3650 - Persuasive Business Communication for Hospitality Leaders

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2014
  • MS Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 1996
  • BS State University of New York at Geneseo, 1993