Clinton Harkins

Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor

Year Started at GU: 2019
Email: [email protected]
Areas of Responsibility:

Criminal justice, vice and narcotics investigation, homeland security

About Clinton Harkins

Clint Harkins grew up in Mattoon, Illinois, and earned an Associate’s degree from Lake Land College, also in Mattoon, on a baseball scholarship. Clint earned his Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1999.  Clint took some Master’s in Criminal Justice classes with Southern Illinois University at Carbondale before completing his Master’s with the University of Phoenix in 2007.   

Clint began his career as a substance abuse counselor for the Illinois Department of Corrections at the juvenile boot camp located in Murphysboro, IL.  After less than as a substance abuse counselor, Clint was hired by the Federal Bureau of Prisons at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Greenville, Illinois.  Clint has served with Greenville FCI for more than 19 years and has held numerous positions including: case manager, reentry affairs/volunteer services coordinator, and now as a supervisor and a coordinator of case management.  

Clint has taught criminal justice courses at the collegiate level with I.T.T. Tech. Educational Services in Earth City, Lincoln Land Community College, and Greenville University.  Clint is married to Heather and they have two children, an 18-year-old son and 15-year-old daughter.  They currently live with their 3 dogs in rural Hillsboro, Illinois.


CRJS306 Vice and Narcotics Investigation

CRJS311 Introduction to Homeland Security