Sarah A. Schnitker, PhD

Dr. Schnitker is an associate professor of psychology in the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, who joined the faculty in 2010. She holds a PhD and an MA in Personality and Social Psychology from the University of California, Davis, and a BA in Psychology from Grove City College. Schnitker studies virtue and character development in adolescents and emerging adults, with a focus on the role of spirituality and religion in virtue formation. She specializes in the study of patience, self-control, gratitude, and thrift.

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See her article Building Virtues in Youth: A Developmental Take on Spiritual Formation.