Adam Clemens, Ph.D.
Adam Clemens is an expert in operational manpower—all aspects of manpower and personnel policy that directly contribute to the operational capability of military forces. In recent years, he has directed studies for both Marine Corps and joint sponsors focused on manpower and tactical issues. He uses his deep experience in manpower, tactical, and operational issues in order to study the connections between these areas.
Clemens has served as the on-site liaison to the Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources in the Pentagon, II Marine Expeditionary Force based in North Carolina, and Electronic Attack Wing, Pacific Fleet, based in Washington state. Recent studies he has directed include professionalizing the enlisted force of the Marine Corps, developing multiskilled enlisted Marines, the design of the experimental 2030 infantry battalion, and the manpower allocations and requirements for Combatant Commanders' Exercise Engagement and Training Transformation.
Clemens has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in economics with a minor in mathematics from Brigham Young University.