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Craig McClure

Craig P. McClure, PhD

Teaching Professor
Department of Chemistry
Office: Stratton Hall 412
Phone: 215.571.3197


  • PhD, Chemistry, University of Michigan, 2004
  • MS, Chemistry, University of Michigan, 1999
  • BS, Chemistry, University of Northern Iowa, 1997
  • BA, Biotechnology, University of Northern Iowa, 1997

Curriculum Vitae:

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Research Interests:

  • Quantitative literacy
  • Ethics education
  • Chemistry


Craig McClure is a primary instructor in the General Chemistry and Health Chemistry courses at Drexel. His educational and research interests focus on approaches to promote quantitative literacy in his courses, as well as understanding ethical dimensions of the application of chemical innovations and ethics in the sciences. He has been involved for several years with promoting and coordinating the American Chemical Society's US National Chemistry Olympiad in local sections, as well as other outreach programs.

Selected Publications:

  • McClure, Craig P. (July 2020). "Development and Assessment of a Continuing Education Unit in Quantitative Literacy for High School STEM Teachers." Numeracy, 13 (2)
  • Craig P. McClure and Aaron L. Lucius, (November 2010) “Implementing and Evaluating a Chemistry Course in Chemical Ethics and Civic Responsibility” Journal of Chemical Education, 87 (11): 1171-1175
  • Craig P. McClure, Jacqueline A. Nikles, Joe L. March, and Gary M. Gray, (September 2010) “The Chemistry Scholars Program: A Program to Recruit and Retain Students in Chemistry” The Chemical Educator, 15: 328-330