About Sandee McClowry

Sandee Graham McClowry, PhD, RN, FAAN is a professor in the Counseling Psychology and Teaching & Learning Departments, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. She received her doctorate in family nursing theory from the University of California, San Francisco. She then did a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University and was also on their faculty. Dr. McClowry has conducted multiple research studies in a variety of communities on children's temperament and family interactions.

Dr. McClowry is the developer of INSIGHTS into Children's Temperament and was the principal investigator of the three federally funded studies that tested its effectiveness. In 2013-14, Dr. McClowry was as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. In collaboration with Jamaican educators, she culturally adapted INSIGHTS and established the INSIGHTS in Jamaica Centre to continue disseiminating the intervention in the country. Dr. McClowry is a fellow in  the American Academy of Nursing, the author of two books, and has published extensively on her research and on clinical issues in multidisciplinary journals.