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Thomas Bourgeois

Thomas Bourgeois

Adjunct Professor and Dean of Students
Email: Dr. Bourgeois
Telephone: (662) 325-3611
Office: YMCA Bldg. Room 102
Dr. Bourgeois's Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.S., Louisiana State University, Biology
  • M.S., Mississippi State University, Counselor Education (Student Development)
  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University, Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Policy Development and implementation
  • Student Conduct
  • Legal issues and liability in higher education
  • Campus crisis response
  • Behavioral intervention models for students and staff
  • Impact of mentoring on student success

Courses Taught

  • Student Development (Loyola University New Orleans)
  • Legal Issues in Higher Education (Mississippi State University)
  • Student Affairs and Higher Education (Mississippi State University)

Selected Publications

  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2008). Faculty mentoring and its impact on freshmen students' success. Doctoral dissertation, Mississippi State University.

Education

  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2012, June). Crisis Response on College Campus. Invited presentation at The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Deputy Training, Starkville, Mississippi.
  • Bourgeois, T.I. & Lewis, S. (2012, May). From Report to Formal Hearing: Practical Implications from the New Office of Civil Rights Guidelines. Invited presentation at National Legal Issues Conference, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.
  • Bourgeois, T.I. & Lewis, S. (2012, May). Preventing and Responding to Disruptive Behavior in the classroom. Invited presentation at National Legal Issues Conference, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.
  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2012, February). University Emergency Protocols and FERPA. Invited presentation to faculty of Continuing Education, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2011, September). Seizure? Fist Fight? Disaster? How to Handle Classroom Emergencies. Invited presentation to faculty for the Center for Teaching and Learning, Mississippi State University, Starkville Mississippi
  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2011, August). Policies and Laws that Affect Faculty. Invited presentation at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville Mississippi.
  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2011, February). Campus Crisis Response. Briefing for Engineering faculty regarding how our campus responds to a crisis incident, Mississippi State University, Starkville Mississippi.
  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2011, February). Collaboration between Student and Academic Affairs. Invited presentation at the SEC Academic Leadership Conference, Mississippi State University, Starkville Mississippi.
  • Bourgeois, T.I. (2010, August). Campus Crisis Response. Briefing for Art and Science's faculty regarding how our campus responds to a crisis incident, Mississippi State University, Starkville Mississippi.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
  • Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA)
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
  • Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA)

Committee Memberships

  • Advisor to Student Government Association
  • Associate Deans Council
  • Behavioral Intervention Team
  • Bulldogs in Response Task Force
  • Campus Master Planning Committee
  • Crisis Action Team
  • Dining Services Advisory Committee
  • Game Day Committee
  • Grade Appeals Committee
  • Housing Occupancy Committee
  • Information Technology Council
  • Information Security Task Force
  • Memorials and Monuments Committee
  • National Interfraternity Conference - IMPACT Program
  • Safety Committee
  • SACS Accreditation Compliance Committee
  • Traffic Policy Committee
  • University Common Ministry
  • University Programming Committee
  • Values and Congruence Task Force

Personal Interests

  • Outdoors
  • Backpacking/Camping
  • Stained Glass
  • Cooking