Faculty Profile for Dr. Tomas C Mijares

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Dr. Tomas C Mijares
Professor — School of Criminal Justice
HINE 130
phone: (512) 245-3347

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Mijares, T. C. (n.d.). Careers for the Criminal Justice Major: A Practical Guide to Course Selection, Descriptions of Entry-Level Positions and Best Prospects for Career Development. Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Inc.
  • Morgan, R. D. (Ed.). (2017). Newly Emerging Organized Crime Groups and the Maturation Process. In Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Sage Publications.
  • Mijares, T. C. (n.d.). SWAT/Negotiator Interface. In Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation. New York, New York, United States: Routledge.
  • Mijares, T. C. (2016). National Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Study: A National Assessment of Critical Incidents and Issues.
  • Mijares, T. C. (2016). The Ride of a Lifetime. Wooden Boat.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Professor of International Relations. 2016 - 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Professor of International Relations. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Applied Arts award for Scholarly Activity. 2005
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Applied Arts award for Scholarly Activity. 2002
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Outstanding Service Activity Award. 2001

Selected Grants

  • Booth, Dr. Chad (Principal), Mijares, Tomas C (Co-Principal). Develop Ballistic-Resistant Plastic, American Chemical Society, $70000. (Funded: 2004). Grant.
  • Mijares, Tomas C. ALERRT center at Southwest Texas State University, Federal, $985000. (Funded: 2002). Grant.
  • Mijares, Tomas C. Research Enhancement Grant, $15992.45. (Funded: 2001). Grant.
  • Mijares, Tomas C. Research Enhancement Grant, $15000. (Funded: 1997). Grant.
  • Helduser, Janet (Principal), Mijares, Tomas C (Co-Principal). A Study of Injuries to Police Officers Assigned to High Risk Positions in Local Law Enforcement, Institue of Sports Medicine and Human Performance, $8000. (Funded: 1994). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Speaker
S.W.A.T. Training Class
1995-Present
Speaker
Training Advisory Committee for the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association
1993-Present
Graduation Reader
Commencement ceremonies
1990-Present
Chair
Criminal Justice Scholarship and Awards Committee
1990-Present
Career Counselor
Criminal Justice Department
1990-Present