Derrick Snow

Faculty - Adjunct

Derrick Snow has been a Sociology Adjunct Instructor with the College of Western Idaho (CWI) since 2009 and has taught traditional, hybrid, and online sociology classes. He also has taught sociology classes at Boise State University (BSU) and Northwest Nazarene University (NNU).  Derrick really enjoys being an adjunct instructor as a way to give back to the community and its future, as well as teaching college students about the great and insightful field of sociology and the social sciences.

Instructor Snow holds an Associate of Arts in Social Science (BSU), a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and Sociology (BSU) and a Master of Arts in Sociology (NMSU) along with a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Analysis (BSU).  His areas of emphasis are in social-economic issues, environmental issues, social movements/action, social philosophy, and research and statistics.

The full-time work Derrick is engage in, is in the field of applied sociology, as a Research Analyst for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, where he performs statistical analysis and reporting, as well as geographical analysis. He also engages in sociological research projects on the side.

Derrick resides in Nampa with his lovely wife and three great children, two who play lacrosse and all enjoy the great outdoors Idaho has to offer; Derrick enjoys hunting, mountain biking and Stand Up Paddle (SUP) boarding, where Idaho is superb for inland SUP boarding with all its rivers and lakes.