Associate Professor of Political Science, Department Chair
(859) 858-3511 ext. 2338
Dr. Stephen Clements joined the faculty as associate professor of political science in 2008. In addition to being lead instructor in political science, he has served as chair of the Department of Business, Economics, and Political Science (2008-2013), chair of the Department of Social Science and History (2014-present), and since 2010 he has also served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to his appointment at Asbury, he had spent seven of the previous ten years on the faculty at the University of Kentucky, in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation. During an interlude from early 2003 until early 2006, he helped manage a federal teacher quality enhancement grant for the Education Professional Standards board in Frankfort, Kentucky. At the time of his departure from UK he was Director of the Institute for Educational Research, and also directed an EdD program in community and technical college leadership.