Christine L McClure

  • Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Christine McClure is a senior research scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She earned her EdD in higher education administration from Pitt in 2018 and holds dual master's degrees in public policy management and business administration. McClure has a demonstrated history of working in higher education and is skilled in the areas of organizational development, operations, project management, research administration, financial management, strategic planning, policy development, and staff recruitment and coaching. In addition, she is also an experienced qualitative researcher whose research interests seek to understand the intersectional experiences of women of color in higher education contexts to inform the creation of more equitable spaces for minoritized groups. 


2018 / University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA / Doctorate in Education

2006 / University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA / Master of Public Policy Management

2002 / Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA / Master of Business Administration

1998 / Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA / Bachelor of Science, Health Services Administration


Supervised Practical Inquiry
Contemporary Issues in Higher Education
Dissertation Writing
Qualitative Methods
Research and Literature Review Techniques

Selected Publications

McClure, C. (In Press). What if Gain the Whole World but Lose Your Soul. In: Davis, S. (eds). Black in the Ivory: Contending with Racism in the American University. UNC Press

McClure, C. 2021. Creating a culture of activism in the education doctorate. Impacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice.6(1)53-56.

McClure, C. 2018. Where are all my sista’s @?!: Examining the experiences of Black women in graduate school. Journal of Underrepresented and Minority Progress. 3(1)51-66.