"Dr. Schneider’s research offers a better understanding of how social
media has changed police and criminal justice response to crime and
provides a renewed emphasis on the necessity to due process in a
world where information about a criminal event is available immediately to the public."
- The Canadian Criminal Justice Association
I have received national and international award recognition for my research contributions and public
service and more than a dozen teaching awards and related honours. Selected examples include:
Harper College Distinguished Alumni Award (2021) “recognizes Alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers and in their service to the community.”
The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) Early in Career Award (2016)
Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia Distinguished Academics Early in Career Award (2013) recognizes “outstanding contributions made by scholars at relatively early stages”
Defining Sexual Misconduct: Power, Media, and #MeToo in recognition of “a book that represents an important contribution to the perspective of symbolic interaction.”
University-wide award that “recognizes and honours those individuals who excel in scholarship and research.”
“2017 Couch-Stone Symposium Keynote Address: The Interaction Order in the 21st Century and the Case of Police Legitimacy” (published Studies in Symbolic Interaction in 2019) award given in recognition of “authors who have contributed something new or of significant value to the body of knowledge, either in terms of approach or subject matter.”
University of British Columbia, Okanagan (UBCO) Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation (2010-11) (presented at convocation, June 2011)
UBCO Teaching Honour Roll Six Consecutive Awards, 2008-2014 (award recognizes all faculty in the top 10% in student evaluations of teaching)
Recognizes “persons who significantly advance public understanding in Canada of the need for, and elements of, a humane, effective criminal justice system.”
Awarded for “actively and creatively sharing research expertise via the news media.
Defining Sexual Misconduct: Power, Media, and #MeToo informed policy change that removed "sexual misconduct" from Canadian military policy instead using "sexual assault."
“List is based on Canada’s non-fiction bestsellers’ lists, book reviews, opinions,
and publishers’ lists."