Dr. Sharon Claffey, Associate Professor
Dr.Sharon Claffey began teaching at MCLA in the fall of 2009. She received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology in 2006 from Kent State University. Prior to MCLA, Dr. Claffey spent three years at the University of Georgia as a postdoctoral teaching fellow.
Dr. Claffey teaches Social Psychology, Statistical Methods in Psychology, Research Design and Analysis, and Family Roles. In the past, she has also taught Introductory Psychology and Social and Personality Development.
Dr. Claffey's research focuses on social support among couples. Specifically, she examines the division of household labor, perceived fairness, and distress. Dr. Claffey's work has been published in Sex Roles, a peer-reviewed journal. Her work has also been published as a chapter in two books: Gender Identity, Psychology, and Lifestyle and Focus on Lifestyle and Health Research.
T/R 12:15-1:45 or by appointment
CSI 325E | 413.662.5453 | Email S.Claffey@mcla.edu