William Clements, Ph.D. is a professor of criminal justice in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and a former vice president and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies at Norwich University. Dr. Clements has been involved in bringing Norwich’s curriculum to the online environment and in developing new continuing and distributed education programs serving students in several domains, particularly for the military.
Dr. Clements’ professional research interests and experience include criminal justice system studies, program evaluation, education pathway development, data systems development, and adjudication analysis. He served on the National Academy of Sciences - Justice Statistics Review Panel (2006-2009) and has published criminal justice research in Vermont as former executive director of the Vermont Center for Justice Research. He also served as President of the Northeast Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, President of the Justice Research and Statistics Association and Co-Editor of the journal Justice Research and Policy, and currently serves as founding President of the Crime Research Group, a Vermont non-profit justice research organization.
In addition, Dr. Clements serves on accreditation teams for the New England Commission on Higher Education as well as the New England Board of Higher Education, State Authorization and Reciprocity Agreement Regional Steering Committee, and as a founding member of the Board of Trustees for The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon.