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John Schneider

John Schneider, traveling with his wife, Kathleen Pyko, is excited and looking forward to his second Semester At Sea voyage as a psychologist. (SP14)  John and Kathleen live in Portland Oregon where John has a private practice.

John served as Director of Student Counseling at Lewis and Clark College in Portland Oregon for thirty years.  He was Acting Dean of Students for two years and led numerous overseas programs to Japan, Scotland and Australia.  He received his M.A. and PhD from the University of Nebraska and spent two years working for the Navajo Tribe in Arizona. Prior to his work at Lewis and Clark he was a psychologist and an Assistant Professor at Montana State University.
John is a passionate supporter of the college overseas experience. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys introducing students to daily exercise, meditation and positive psychology practices.