Professional Faculty
Persuasive Communication & Interpersonal Dynamics


Berkeley Haas lecturer Susan Snyder’s background in counseling psychology, disaster preparedness, and improvisational performance informs her approaches to leadership education. Engaging with clients from small nonprofit associations to the United States Armed Forces and certified in the pioneering field of Mental Health First Aid, she has recently focused on decision-making within high-stakes, chaotic environments.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Improvisation for leaders
  • Improvisation for disaster response