Professor Pamela Snow

    Pamela Snow is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology at La Trobe University. She is a registered psychologist, having qualified originally in speech pathology. Her research spans various aspects of risk in childhood and adolescence, and focuses on the oral language skills of youth offenders and those in the state care system; the role of oral language competence as a protective factor in childhood and adolescence; applying evidence in the language-to-literacy transition in the early years of school; and the linguistic aspects of investigative interviewing with children and adolescents in criminal investigations. Professor Snow has over 120 publications and is frequently called upon to address education, health, welfare, and forensic audiences.