Marcia S. Snyder

Senior Instructor

Address: Tate 313
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 843.953.4818
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Marcia Snyder received a B.S. in Economics from the College of Charleston and earned a MSc. in Environmental and Resource Economics from the University of London.  As Instructor/Senior Instructor, she has taught Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Introduction to Economics, and Economic Theory for Environmental Policy Analysis as well as independent studies in Health Economics and the Economics of Baseball and Examinations of the Great Recession.  Marcia served as the Assistant Dean of Student Learning and Accreditation for the School of Business from 2011-22.  While working for the Tate Center for Entrepreneurship she was instrumental in improving and expanding the scope of the South Carolina Economic Developers' School (SCEDs) and developed the Advanced SCEDs program with the SC Department of Commerce. She has additional experience as a Research Associate in the Office of Economic Analysis at the School of Business and corporate work experience with BP Oil Company and General Electric.


The University of London, University College London, Bloomsbury, Central London
M.S., Environmental and Resource Economics, 1994

College of Charleston - Charleston, South Carolina
B.S., Economics (summa cum laude), 1993

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Environmental/Resource Policy Economics
  • Institutional Data Management

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Environmental Resource Policy Economics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Economic Theory for (Environmental and Natural Resource) Policy Analysis

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 Howard F. Rudd, Jr. Businessperson of the Year, CofC Alumni
  • 2019 Distinguished Service/Advising Award, School of Business, College of Charleston


Evans, J., Snyder, M.S., & Wang, W., 2014, "Negative Externalities of Student Debt: The Impact on Human
Capital Development," Journal of Economics and Finance Education, 13(2), 68-80.