Helen McClure, PhD

Curriculum Vitae
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Acting Department Chair, Animal Policy and Advocacy
Humane Society University
2100 L St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Biographical Statement
Helen R. McClure joined Humane Society University in fall 2012. Her work has focused on strategic planning, assessment, and preparing HSU to apply for regional accreditation. Before coming to HSU, she worked in a variety of college teaching and administrative roles in private non-profit, public, and proprietary institutions. She has a bachelor’s in Linguistics and Italian from Barnard College, a master’s in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University, and a PhD in International Relations, also from American University. Dr. McClure lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Matt, and their two beagles, Marty and Georgia.



HSU Activities
strategic planning, assessment, preparation for accreditation application

Areas of Interest/Research

  • Canada and Canada/US relations.
  • Conflict resolution
  • Race relations

Contact Information
hmcclure@humanesocietyuniversity.org