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Morgan Snyder-Olson


Morgan Snyder Olson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

General Interests

My research focuses on topics within the field of health psychology. I study mind-body interventions, specifically hypnotherapy, for various health outcomes such as improving sleep. I also study weight stigma and provider-patient relationships.

Years at Knox: 2023 to present

Ph.D., 2023, Baylor University
M.A., 2019, Psychological Research, Texas State University
B.S., 2017, Psychology, Iowa State University

Teaching Interests

Developmental Psychology; Introduction to Psychology; Social Psychology.

Selected Professional Accomplishments

Selected Publications

Snyder, M., Haskard-Zolnierek, K., Howard, K., & Hu, Y. (2022). Weight stigma is associated with provider-patient relationship factors and adherence for individuals with hypothyroidism. Journal of Health Psychology, 27(3), 702-712.

Muñiz, V., Snyder, M., & Elkins, G.R. (2022). Feasibility of the Elkins Hypnotizability Scale –Spanish Translation. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 70(4), 369-373.

Haskard-Zolnierek, K., Snyder, M., Hernandez, R.K., & Thompson, T.L. (2021). Patient-provider communication and health outcomes. In T.L. Thompson & N.G. Harrington (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication (pp. 213-226). Routledge.  

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