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Nyssa Snow-Hill

BA, Psychology, Miami University, 2011
MA, Clinical Psychology, Dayton University, 2013
PhD, Clinical-Community Psychology,  University of South Carolina, 2019
Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Internship, University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Psychiatry, 2018-2019
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, 2019-2022

Major Areas of Interest
  • Interventions for youth experiencing homelessness
  • Understanding, measuring, and changing attitudes toward homelessness
  • Traumatic stress interventions and trauma-informed care
  • Implementation science
  • Community-based participatory research, such as Photovoice
  • Dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices

Representative Publications

Snow-Hill, N. L., & Kloos, B. (2022). Attitudes toward Homelessness Inventory: A psychometric analysis. Journal of Community Psychology, 50(7), 2892-2903. doi: 10.1002/jcop.22804

Hsu, K. J., Walden, A. L., Kendall, A. D., Snow-Hill, N. L., Emerson, E. M., & Donenberg, G. R. (2022). Comparing the Sexual and Mental Health of Justice-Involved Youth Across Gender and Sexual Orientation. Criminal Justice Review, 47(3), 354-368. doi:

Snow-Hill, N.L., Donenberg, G., Feil, E.G., Smith, D. R., Floyd, B.R., & Leve, C. (2021) A technology-based training tool for a health promotion and sex education program for justice-involved youth: Development and usability study. JMIR Formative Research, 5(9), e31185. doi: 10.2196/31185 PMID: 34591028

Ghinai, I., Davis, E. S., Mayer, S., Toews, K., Huggett, T. D., Snow-Hill, N.,…Layden, J. (2020). Risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 infection in homeless shelters in Chicago, IL – March-May, 2020. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 7(11), ofaa477 . doi:

Watson, D., Snow-Hill, N. L., Saldana, L., Walden, A., Staton, M., Kong, A., & Donenberg, G. (2020). A longitudinal mixed method approach for assessing implementation context and process factors: Comparison of three sites from a Housing First implementation strategy pilot. Implementation Research and Practice, 1, 1-13. doi: 10.1177/2633489520974974/ ID: IRP-20-0023.R2 (PMID33392509)

Watson, D. P., Brucker, K., McGuire, A., Snow-Hill, N. L., et al. (2019). Replication of an emergency department-based recovery coaching intervention and pilot testing of pragmatic trial protocols within the context of Indiana’s Opioid State Targeted Response plan. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 108, 88-94. doi: 10.1016/jsat.2019.06.002. (PMID31200985)

Reeb, R. N., Snow-Hill, N. L., Folger, S. F., Steel, A. L., Stayton, L., Hunt, C. A., O’Koon, B., & Glendening, Z. (Fall 2017). Psycho-Ecological Systems Model: A Systems Approach to Planning and Gauging the Community Impact of Engaged Scholarship. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 24(1) 6-22. doi:

Snow, N. L., Becker, S. P., Raval, V. V. (2013). Measurement invariance of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale in India and the United States. Journal of Education and Developmental Psychology, 3, 147-157. doi: 10.5539/jedp.v3n1p1​47

Snow, N. L., & Reeb, R. N. (2013). Social stigma and homelessness. Journal of Psychological Practice, 18, 104-139.