Program Manager for AGEP, CAFFE, and SROP Program
Steven Thomas has experience in research, technical writing, natural product chemistry, project management, and science education. He has worked in the US and overseas for both industrial and academic employers. Steven is a Program Manager at The Graduate School (TGS) at Michigan State University. He manages diversity recruitment for TGS as well as the daily supervision for three programs including: the MSU Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP); Center for Academic & Future Faculty Excellence (CAFFE); and the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). Prior to working with TGS, Steven also worked for the Colleges of Human Medicine, Engineering and Natural Science at MSU. Steven obtained his masters in organic chemistry from Michigan State University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan, where he also was a former lecturer.
Steven has also worked for Morgan State University as technical writing consultant for The Baltimore Region Environmental Justice in Transportation Project (BREJTP) and as a Science Consultant for the Charles H. Wright Museum for African-American History. Steven’s international experience includes working for Cornell University’s Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Program in the Dominican Republic. Mr. Thomas is also a member of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) and the American Society of Pharmacognosy. Some of his research has been published in the International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Applied and Environmental Microbiology Journal.