Nancy Snow is Pax Mundi Professor of Public Diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan. Snow is media and public relations advisor to Langley Esquire, Tokyo, and Global Strategy Director for La Ditta Limited, a boutique firm that specializes in placing Japanese products and services around the world.
From 2013-2015 Snow was a Social Science Research Council Abe Fellow and Visiting Professor at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. In 2015 she was named Professor Emeritus of Communications at California State University, Fullerton.
Snow has been a visiting professor in her specialty area of marketing foreign policy at the IDC-Herzliya (Israel) and UiTM (Malaysia). In the United States she was Associate Professor of Public Diplomacy at Syracuse University and Adjunct Professor in the USC Annenberg School for Communication. She maintains a visiting professor affiliation in public diplomacy at Tsinghua University (China).
Dr. Snow received a Ph.D. in International Relations (magna cum laude) from the School of International Service, American University in Washington, D.C. Her specializations include international/intercultural communication, U.S. foreign and cultural policy, and peace and conflict resolution studies. She graduated with highest honors (summa cum laude) in political science from Clemson University.
As a Presidential Management Fellow, Snow worked as a cultural affairs and educational exchange specialist at the U.S. Information Agency and refugee and migration specialist at the U.S. State Department. She also studied in the Federal Republic of Germany as a Fulbright scholar and taught American Foreign Policy and American Culture as a Fulbright professor at Sophia University in Japan.
Snow has published eleven books in six languages. Her personal website is www.nancysnow.com.