Elizabeth M. Claffey

Elizabeth M. Claffey

Assistant Professor, Photography

2019-20 Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction

  • eclaffey@indiana.edu
  • Fine Arts Building 415
  • Office Hours
    By Appointment Only


  • M.F.A. & Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, Texas Woman’s University


Elizabeth M. Claffey is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Indiana University Bloomington. She is an honors graduate of Earlham College and has an M.F.A. in photography from Texas Woman’s University, where she also earned a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies. She received a 2012–13 William J. Fulbright Fellowship, which she used to support her documentary and creative research in Eastern Europe. Elizabeth’s work focuses on the way personal and familial narratives are shaped by interactions with both domestic and institutional structures and spaces. Her work has been recognized by PDN Magazine, Project Basho Gallery, Abecedarian Gallery, The Eddie Adams Workshop, and various other galleries and publications including The Chronicle of Higher EducationThe Dallas Morning News, and The Kinsey Institute.