October 2014-Present: Manager, Curriculum and Training Development, General Dynamics Information Technology, Ft. Knox, KY

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the project lifecycle management and budget of the division’s $5 million U.S. Army Cadet Command Curriculum Development contract. 
  • Managing an instructional design staff of five curriculum developers and three eLearning developers in designing, developing, and evaluating four-years (288 hours) of andragogically-based Military Science curriculum and 58 hours of eLearning modules used by 273 college and university ROTC programs.

August 2013-October 2014: Senior Military Science Instructor, Engility Corporation, Marion Military Institute, Department of Military Science, Marion, AL

Responsibilities included:

  • Serving as the lead faculty member for the Military Science (MS) II course (Fall 2013 and Spring 2014) and for a hybrid MS I course for Service Academy Preparation (SAP) Cadets (Spring 2014).
  • Representing the Military Science Department in meetings with the Chief Instructional Officer and other executive staff to align departmental syllabi and coursework with SACS-COC guidelines.

August 2012-August 2013: Recruiting Operations Officer, Engility Corporation, Marion Military Institute, Department of Military Science, Marion, AL 

Responsibilities included: 

  • Coupling strategic initiatives, recruiting, and marketing plans with the college’s admissions staff and managing a marketing and advertising budget of $18,000.
  • Compiling all Army ROTC scholarship packets for incoming college freshmen and stewarding each packet through the department’s approval process. 

December 2010-August 2012: Assistant Professor of Military Science, U.S. Army Cadet Command, Marion Military Institute, Department of Military Science, Marion, AL

Responsibilities included:

  • ​Serving as the lead faculty member for the Military Science II course (Spring 2011, Fall 2011, and Spring 2012) and preparing course curriculum for in-class facilitation as well as asynchronous use on the Department’s BlackBoard Learning Management System.
  • Providing academic counseling and developing achievable plans of action for Cadets with academic alerts to increase academic proficiency. Regularly following-up to assess the plan’s effectiveness.

Publications and Proceedings

Administrative and Teaching Experience

  • Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Member, American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Member, Southeast Decision Sciences Institute (SEDSI)
  • Member, Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Memberships


Ed.M.            Teachers College, Columbia University
Exp. 2017      Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, concentrations in Adult Learning and Instructional Technology
                      Advisors: Prof. Lyle Yorks, Ed.D. and Prof. Ellen Meier, Ed.D.

M.A.             Teachers College, Columbia University
2015             Computing in Education
                     Advisor: Prof. Howard Budin, Ed.D.    

B.S.             Judson College
2009            Criminal Justice, Minor in Military Science
                    Advisor: Prof. John Webber, J.D.

A.S.            Marion Military Institute
2006           General Studies

Master of Arts thesis in Computing in Education (unpublished). “Technological Abstinence in the Age of Technology: Fostering Equity In the Pedagogy of Steiner-Waldorf.” 

Clemons, A. (submitted for Review). “In Tandem: How Instructional-Design Theories and Processes Can Systematically Coincide”. Journal of Applied Instructional Design.

Clemons, A. (in preparation). Perpetuating Adult Learning: Assessing the Roles and Responsibilities of Stewarding Continuity in Adult Education In the Context of St. Thomas Aquinas and John Donne”.

Clemons, A. (2013). “Operational Contract Support: Looking Forward By Looking Back”. Army Sustainment Magazine. October 2013. 

Clemons, A. (2012). “The American Taxation Model: A Perspective In Methods of Federal Finance and Deficit Stabilization”. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Southeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference. Charleston, SC.