Dr. Maria Clapham

Professor of Psychology
Department Chair
Office Location: 315 Olin Hall

Dr. Clapham earned her B.S. at Loyola University of Chicago and her M.S. and Ph.D. at Iowa State University. She teaches courses in industrial psychology, organizational psychology, psychological assessment, intelligence, and introductory psychology.

Her primary research focuses on examining methods of assessing creativity and techniques for promoting or developing creativity. In addition, Dr. Clapham applies her expertise in psychological measurement to the development and validation of instruments for a variety of applications, such as the assessment of cognitive errors related to gambling behavior, and the examination of work-family conflict. 

ArtSci News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.