Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, MSW, PhD

Adjunct Faculty

Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin photo

Areas of Expertise:

  •  The issues and causes of homelessness
  • Cost effectiveness of social services
  • Child Welfare

Dissertation:

  • McLaughlin, T.J.A.(2004) Integrating the Youth Mentoring Programs of Law Enforcement and Social Service Agencies:  An Analysis of the Issues and Possibilities.  Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilm.

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2004, The Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, Ohio

(Social Welfare Policy and Criminal Justice)

  • Master of Social Work, 1997, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine

(Integrated Practice)

  • Bachelor of Arts, 1993, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine

(Sociology)

  • Associate in Applied Science, 1985, Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine

(Law Enforcement Technology)

Selected Professional Experience:

Research Scholarships

Nitte Research Scholarship, Justice JS Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte, India January-March 2018

Fulbright Scholar, Masaryk Award, Masaryk University Faculty of Social Policy and Social Work, Brno, Czech Republic. February 2008-June 2008

Fulbright Scholar(inter-country grant), Seinajoki University of Applied Sciences, Department of Social Work, Seinajoki, Finland, Spring 2008

Visiting appointments

Visiting Professor, Seinajoki University of Applied Sciences, Department of Social Work, Seinajoki, Finland, Spring 2010.

Visiting Lecturer, Mysore University, Department of Social Work, Mysore, India, Winter 2011.

Visiting Professor, Seinajoki University of Applied Sciences, Department of Social Work, Seinajoki, Finland, Fall 2012.

Refereed Journal Publications

Praveem, S., McLaughiln, T & Sankaran, K., (2020) Reverse Consumer Preference: A Case Study of Indian and American Shift towards Locally Produced Beverages, Interscience.

Ammons, D.N., & McLaughlin, T.C. (2017). Discovering servant leader relations with new followers in nonprofit organizations: Does a servant leader always serve first? Open Journal of Leadership, 6(2), 1-24.

Teemu, R, McLaughlin, T & Toikko, T., (2015), Do Finnish Young People Support the Welfare State? International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 35, issue 1, pp 47-63.