Andy Kaiser

Psychology Chair | Professor

Dr. Kaiser teaches courses related to forensic psychology, adult clinical psychology, and statistics. Currently he consults with the Scott County Sheriff's jail facility (Programs Department) on outcomes that include reducing recidivism.

Dr. Kaiser also consults with the University's Accessibility Resource Center Office. Additionally, he is past Chair of the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council. Dr. Kaiser received the Iowa Governor's Volunteer of Year Award in 2009.

Dr. Kaiser's CV (pdf)

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Education and Training

  • PhD, MA, Florida State University Clinical Psychology
  • BS, University of Oklahoma Psychology


Mentored Student Projects

Wurster, S. M. (2016) (A. Kaiser, Faculty Sponsor). Disability Voting Advocacy Forum & Disability Voting Education Events - grant supported voter education and advocacy.

Hruska, M. (2015) (A. Kaiser, Faculty Sponsor). Parental Relationships and Gender: The Impact on Jail Recidivism, Poster Presentation at the 2015 Midwestern Psychological Association Convention, Chicago.

Recent Publications/Paper Presentations

Kaiser, A. J., Correa Kaiser, M. J., Saddler, & Matlock, T. (2017). Essential Functions & Technical Standards: Psychology Curriculum with Internships. Invited Address to the ILLOWA AHEAD 2017 Spring Roundtable, Davenport, IA.

Correa Kaiser, M. J. & Kaiser, A. J. (2016). Win-Win Situation: Meeting APA Undergraduate Learning Goals 3 and 5 Via PCAR Service Learning While Receiving Monetary Benefits Through the AmeriCorps Program. Poster presented at the Society for Teaching of Psychology, American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Correa Kaiser, M. J. & Kaiser, A. J. (2014). Meeting APA Goal 5 Professional Development: Using Community Engagement. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association's Society for Teaching of Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Courses Taught

Statistics for the Sciences
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology and Law
Psychology of Criminal Behavior
Internship in Forensic Psychology

Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association (APA)
American Psychological Association: Division 2 (Teaching Psychology)
American Psychological Association: Division 41 (American Psychology and Law Society)
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Illinois/Iowa AHEAD (Past-President; Past Board Member)


Andy Kaiser, PhD, Chairperson

Psychology Department
McMullen Hall 113
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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