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Terrence W Thomas

Professor/Researcher

Terrence W Thomas
College
College of Ag & Environ Sciences

Department
Agribusiness Econ Agriscience

Contact
Charles H. Moore Ag Research Building A-36
Education
Ph.D.Vocational Education / Louisiana State University
M.S.Continuing and Vocational Education / University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.S.Agriculture / University of West Indies

Research Interests

Consumer food shopping behavior and preferences, consumer eating habits and choices in food deserts, role of community-based organizations in community development, complexity collaboration and problem solving in communities and novel organization structures for supporting community development and entrepreneurship

Recent Publications

  • Terrence Thomas, Ayodele Olofinsao (2020). (Determining the Role of Food-Related Values and Food-Related Lifestyle in Influencing Food-Related Behavior of Guilford County Residents ). (6) 8, Journal of Biomedical Science and Research.
  • Terrence Thomas, Freda Dorbu (2020). (Influence of Food Attributes on Purchasing Behavior of Food Desert Residents in Eastern Greensboro, NC: Multidimensional Scaling Approach). (1) 11, Journal of Biomedical Science and Research.
  • Terrence Thomas, Befikadu Legesse, Cihat Gunden, (2019). (Accounting for the impact of Sustainable Agriculture: The Role of Community based organization and local governance structures in promoting Sustainable Agriculture ). In Associate Prof. Jan Moudry and Dr. Jaroslav Bernas, ("Multifunctionality and Impacts of Organic Agriculture") IntechOopen.
  • Cihat Gunden, Terrence Thomas (2017). (Capitalizing on the Relationship among Food-related Values, Food-related Lifestyle and Food-related Behavior for Promoting Healthy Dietary Behavior among Food Desert Residents. ). In Recep EFE, Murat ZENCIRKIRAN, Jan A. WENDT, Zeynal TUMSAVAS, Halil UNA.L Bilyana BORISOVA, ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI UNIVERSITY PRESS SOFIA.
  • Befikadu Legesse, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Terrence Thomas, (2017). (Impacts of land tenure and property rights on reforestation intervention in Ethiopia). 70, pp. 494-499. Land Use Policy.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Bulent Miran (2016). (Collaboration: investigating the convergence between theory and practice.). (6) 7, Journal of Business and Economics (ISSN 2155-7950):Academic Star Publishing Company.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2015). (Understanding consumers’ attitudes toward fruits and vegetable attributes: a multi-method approach). (3) 4, pp. 8. Journal of Nutritional Therapeutics :Life Science Global.
  • Benjamin Gray, Jane Walker, Terrence Thomas (2014). (Assessing the performance of a leadership development program through an innovative methodology called the LPI-CL.). 13, Journal of Extension Systems.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2013). (A study in measuring consumer preferences for food production systems and attributes.). 1, pp. 321-324. Journal of Agricultural Faculty of Ege University.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2013). (Consumer decision-making styles in food purchase). (4) 24, pp. 60-63. Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech,.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2013). (Consumer decision-making styles in food purchase: Investigation of Food Shopping Behavior.). (4) 24, pp. 60-63. Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech.
  • Cankurt Murat, Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Bulent Miran (2013). (Consumer decision-making styles: investigation of food shopping behavior. ). (2) 11, pp. 224-227. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment.
  • Murat Cankurt, Cihat Gunden, Terrence Thomas, Bulent Miran, A Sahin (2013). (Measuring economic efficiency of selected crops produced in coastal aegean basin of Turkey.). (2) 11, pp. 481-484. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2012). (“Assessing consumer attitudes towards fresh Fruit and vegetable attributes. ). (2) 10, pp. 85-88. International Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment (JFAE).
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2012). (“Consumer attitudes towards food production systems and attributes in the southeastern states of the US. ). 28, pp. 89-99. Journal of Extension System.
  • Terrence Thomas, Gunden Cihat (2012). (Investigating consumer attitudes towards food produced via three production systems: conventional, sustainable and organic.). (2) 10, pp. 55-58. .” International Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment (JFAE).
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Tongzhe Li (2011). (“An analysis of employees’ attitude towards selected organizational climate factors following reorganization: the case of the Natural Resources Conservation Services.). (2) 9, pp. 519-524. International Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment (JFAE).
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Anthony Gadzey (2011). (“Approaches for Solving Environmental Conservation Problems Involving Multiple Stakeholders.” ). 6, pp. 84-98. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration.
  • Terrence Thomas, Gunden Cihart, Bulent Miran, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah (2011). (“Environmental Implications of Economic Efficiency in Cotton Production: A Case Study from Turkey. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration.”). 7, pp. 42-49. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration.
  • Terrence Thomas, Bukenya O, Stevon Walker (2011). (“Examining Students’ Perceptions of Globalization and Study Abroad Programs at HBCUs.” ). (6) 8, pp. 77-88. US-China Education Review.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Bulent Miran, Manoi A (2011). (Farmers’ Assessment of Social and Economic Benefits Derived from Cooperatives, Private Firms and Other Agricultural Organizations in the Aegean Region of Turkey). (3&4) 9, pp. 1085-1087. International Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment (JFAE).
  • Cihat Gunden, Terrence Thomas, Bulent Miran, Benjamin Gray (2011). (“Farmers’ preferences for cooperative services in the aegean region of Turkey.). (2) 27, pp. 19-27. Journal of Extension Systems.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Anthony Gadzey (2011). (“Globalization and its Environmental Impact: An Analysis of Turkish Students’ Attitude.”). 6, pp. 99-109. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration.
  • Terrence Thomas, Gunden Cihat, Tongzhe Li (2011). (“Predictors of Employees’ Perception of Innovation in Organization Performance Following Restructuring: The Case of the Natural Resources Conservation Services.”). 27, pp. 9-21. Journal of Extension System.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Paula Faulkner (2010). (Exploratory Study of Ege University School of Agriculture Students’ Opinion of Globalization and Curricula Design for Related Instruction). (1) 6, pp. 1-15. International Journal of Applied Educational Studies (IJAES).
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2010). (Problem-Solving in Extension: Moving Toward a 21st Century Model). 26, pp. 26-33. Journal of Extension Systems.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden (2010). (“Type III Error in Social Problem-Solving: Application of Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP).”). (2) 25, pp. 149-174. Journal of Rural Social Sciences.
  • Terrence Thomas, Cihat Gunden, Murat Boyaci, Erdogan Oktay (2009). (“Is Technical Content in Extension Advisory Work Still Relevant?”). 25, pp. 113-120. Journal of Extension Systems.
  • Terrence Thomas, Paula Faulkner, Benjamin Gray (2009). (“New Skill for a New Era: Ideas for Preparing Professionals for Service in 21st Century Agriculture.” ). In Zaid Al-Shammari, (1) 4, pp. 34-46. International Journal of Applied Educational Studies.
  • Terrence Thomas, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah, Victor Boadu, Edward Fosu (2008). (“Assessing Local Community Support for Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems.” ). 5, pp. 191-203. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration.
  • Osei-Agyemang Yeboah, Terrence Thomas, Victor Boadu, Paula Faulkner (2008). (Fuel Prices and Substitution of Nitrogen Fertilizer Input in Irrigated Corn Production). 5, pp. 191-203. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration.
  • Terrence Thomas, Victor Boadu, Edward Fosu (2008). (“Theorizing the Role of Cooperative Extension in the Global Era.”). (2) 24, pp. 80-90. Journal of Extension Systems.
  • Terrence Thomas, Osei-Agyemang Yeboah, James Bukenya, Benjamin Gray, Victor Boadu (2007). (Accounting for Socio-Cultural Factors in Designing Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems). (1) 3, pp. 127-139. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration.
  • Terrence Thomas, Benjamin Gray (2006). (Evaluating the Pecan and Sweet Potato Pilot Insurance Program: A Case Study in the Application of Utilization-Focused Client-Based Methodology.”). (1) 21, pp. 37-54. Southern Rural Sociology.