Sue Caulfield

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Susan Caulfield (Sue)
(269) 387-7727
2408 Health and Human Services Building, Mail Stop 5212
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College of Health and Human Services
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5212 USA
  • Ph.D., Criminology, State University of New York - Albany
  • M.A., Criminology, State University of New York - Albany
  • M.C.J., Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
  • Graduate Certificate, Holistic Health Care, Western Michigan University
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina

Dr. Caulfield teaches in both the Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness program and the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program. She teaches HOL 2000 – Choices in Global Living, HOL 5310 – Introduction to Holistic Health, and HSV 4200 – Research in Health and Human Services. She also teaches HSV 4350 – Research Practicum I and Research Practicum II, where she works with undergraduate students to develop research skills in hands-on research. The primary research project for 2017-18 and 2018-19 is the relationship between smartphone usage and college students’ behavior and perceptions.

Dr. Caulfield also conducts research in the area of college writing, specifically as it relates to instructional design and faculty development. She also researches effective ways to assess student learning.

All of her research includes quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches. She has presented on this work multiple times and is in the process of revising and writing manuscripts to publish the outcomes of the work.