Dr. Patrice A. McClellan is Associate Professor of Business and Leadership and Director of the Masters of Organizational Leadership program at Lourdes University. Prior to joining Lourdes University in 2009, Dr. McClellan was a member of the faculty at Miami University of Ohio where she oversaw curriculum development for Miami's Wilkes Leadership Institute and served as Special Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs. 

Her research focuses on leadership education, developing culturally competent leaders and organizational change strategies.  Dr. McClellan has published works in various journals and is also co-author of most recent book titled." Herstories: Leading with the Lessons of the Lives of Black Women Activists.” 

In addition to her scholarly endeavors, Dr. McClellan was recipient of Toledo’s 20 under 40 Leadership Award in 2011. She is active in various community and social service organizations such as United Way’s African American Leadership Council, Promedica Governance Committee, Jack and Jill of America, Inc., as well as an assistant advisor to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated undergraduate chapter at the University of Toledo. In her spare time, Dr. McClellan loves nature walks and spending time with family and friends.