Tammara P. Thomas

Position: Assistant Professor Department: Human Service Studies

Contact Info

Office: Anderson Center, C018 Phone: 336-750-8286

Biography

Tammara P. Thomas, PhD, CADC is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Studies at Winston-Salem State University. She completed her MS in Rehabilitation Administration and Programming Services at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and her PhD in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education at the University of Iowa. Throughout her career she has served as a contributor to the field of addictions as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Substance Abuse Counselor in which she has served in the capacity of a director of treatment programs (all levels of care, including corrections), clinical supervisor, trainer, speaker, instructor, program developer, evaluator, and consultant. Additionally, she has also served as a vocational rehabilitation counselor for the Department of Veterans Affairs assisting veterans with disabilities to overcome barriers that impede their ability to reach their vocational goals, and/or independent living needs. Dr. Thomas’ research interests include: addiction studies, ethics, administration and programming, gender-responsive treatment, vocational rehabilitation and practices.

Educational Background

  • PhD in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, 2013, University of Iowa
  • MS in Rehabilitation Administration and Programming Services, 2000, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • PhD in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, 2013, University of Iowa

Research and Project Interests

  • Addiction studies, ethics, administration and programming
  • Gender-responsive treatment
  • Vocational rehabilitation and practices