​Dr. Michiko McClary

Dr. Michiko McClary is an Assistant Professor of Science Education in the School of Education.


Dr. McClary earned her Ph.D. in Secondary Education from the University of South Carolina in 2014. Prior to becoming employed at Claflin University in 2013, Dr. McClary taught high school science courses in SC and CA and served as an Elementary School Science Interventionist and a High School Science Coach.


B.S., Biology Education, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC, 1997

M.Ed., Science Education, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, 2006

Ph.D., Secondary Education (Science), University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2014

Research Interests

  • Motivating minority students to pursue science related careers
  • The preparation of preservice science teachers regarding inquiry based instruction

Michiko McClary
​Dr. Michiko McClary
Assistant Professor of Science Education
  • School of Education
Bowen Hall, 105