M.C. Clowes

Academic Coordinator
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration

Dr. Clowes (Associate Dean, College of Psychology and Community Services) taught her first college course almost 30 years ago and discovered in herself a vocation for higher education. Over the last 17 years, Dr. Clowes has held several administrative positions in higher education involving program management, faculty management, assessment and accreditation. Prior to transitioning to academia, she spent several years in the private sector, serving in Senior Management functions. Her publications include peer-reviewed journal articles using learning analytics to draw conclusions on how online higher education institutions can work to ensure student success.


PhD, Public Administration

MS, Management

BS, Electrical Engineering

BA, Economics

Awards / Honors

Research Fellow, Center for Learning Analytics Research, , 2015


Clowes, M., et al. , e. (2017). Using Learning Analytics to Determine Predictors of Successful Completion for Online Students.

Clowes, M. (2010). Social equity, the digital divide and e-governance: An analysis of e-government initiatives.


Clowes, M. (2019). Adapting key learnings from learning analytics to online education.

Clowes, M. (2014). Evolving sources of evidence in Public Administration and Policy teaching and research.