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Keith E. Clement, Ph.D.

Professor / Homeland Security Certificate of Advance Study Coordinator/ Corrections Option Coordinator

Office Phone Email
S2 145 559.278.1011

Biographical Sketch for Dr. Keith Clement

Dr. Keith Clement is a Professor of Criminology at California State University, Fresno. He has taught a variety of Criminology, Emergency Management, and Homeland Security courses as well as conducted and published research in these subject areas. Dr. Clement Chairs the Workforce Development/Education Subcommittee of the California Governors’ Cybersecurity Taskforce under the leadership of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and California Department of Technology. He is currently developing and implementing the California Cybersecurity Career Education Pipeline and Pathway Initiative to prepare 50,000 cybersecurity professionals for statewide entry level employment. Dr. Clement Chairs the California Community College Chancellor’s Office Public Safety Education Advisory Board (PSEAB) and was recently appointed Chair, Information Technology Subcommittee of the California Interagency Advisory Committee on Apprenticeships (IACA).

In terms of previous service, Dr. Clement served as former Director for the CSU Council for Emergency Management and Homeland Security (CEMHS) California State University Chancellor’s Office  Faculty Affinity Group. Dr. Clement received a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Early Career Scientific Leadership Award in 2008. He works to enhance collaboration between the public sector, industry, and education/higher education communities to build strong state wide career pipelines and pathways in key sectors of Cybersecurity and Public Services/Safety. He served as Principal Investigator (and Co-PI) on a variety of federal and state grants and project management. 

Courses Taught

Dr. Clement teaches courses on Comparative (International) Criminal Justice Systems, Introduction to Homeland Security, the Psychology of Terrorism, and Juvenile Delinquency. Other courses taught include:

  • Crim 10 Crime, Criminology & Justice
  • Crim 100 Criminology
  • Crim 109 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • Crim 120 Juvenile Delinquency
  • Crim 170 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Crim 180I Internship
  • Crim 270T Crime Mapping and Analysis
  • Crim 270T Introduction to Homeland Security


Clement, Keith. Ph.D (2020). Framework and Recommendations for a California Cybersecurity Career Education Pipeline and Pathway Project (CCCEPPP), Full Report. California Cybersecurity Workforce Development and Education Strategy (2020-2030).

Clement, K., Kieckhaefer, J., & Marshall, H. (2021). Contraband Interdiction Pilot Program (CIPP), Full Evaluation Report. California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF) and State Prison in Corcoran.


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