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Psychology Faculty

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.

View Dr. Claffey's curriculum vitae

Fall 2014
PSYC 230-01 Social Psychology
PSYC 230-02 Social Psychology
PSYC 290-02 Psyc. Research & Stats I
PSYC 397-01 Research Seminar

Office Hours
T/R 12:15-1:45 or by appointment


Contact
CSI 325E | 413.662.5453 | Email S.Claffey@mcla.edu