• Teaching




    As a Clinical Associate Professor in the South Carolina Honors College, I am responsible for teaching a class each academic year on social capital. I am also an adjuncty faculty member in the Higher Education graduate program at Columbia College (SC).

    Undergraduate: South Carolina Honors College


    SCHC 400: Honors in Italy

    SCHC 454: Connecting Life and Leadership

    SCHC 433: Social Capital, Networking and Mobility

    SCHC 390 Thesis Proseminar

    UNIV 101 (honors): Student and the University


    Graduate Courses: Columbia College

    HED 710: Higher Education Leadership

    HED 740: Enrollment Management

    HED 735: Finance in Higher Education         

    Student Feedback

    "I am so glad I signed up for this trip! Dr. Thomas provided an amazing experience in Italy and now I understand social capital and how I can use resources in my own networks."

    Student Participant, Summer 2022