D. Matthew Gregory, Ph.D.
Dr. D. Matthew Gregory brings a diverse blend of experiences that makes him an intriguing person to conduct presentations and trainings. Matt’s presentations incorporate a healthy sense of humor and include real-life examples to illustrate the complexity surrounding topics like conflict resolution and risk reduction.
Matt has presented to numerous groups, at several national conferences, and is able to reach multiple audiences in a unique and engaging way. He has been working in the higher education setting for about 20 years and currently serves as the Dean of Students at Texas Tech University. Matt is a former campus law enforcement professional which lends a unique perspective to his presentations. Additionally, he has served as an adjunct faculty member teaching law in higher education in the Counseling and Student Affairs graduate program at Western Kentucky University and teaching student development theory at Louisiana State University.
Matt has a Doctorate in Education Administration from Southern Illinois University, a Master’s in Counseling and Student Affairs from Western Kentucky University, and a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from Southern Illinois University. Matt has worked professionally at several different institutions to include Southern Illinois University, Western Kentucky University, The College of William & Mary, University of Southern Indiana, Louisiana State University, and Texas Tech University.
Matt’s research interest focuses on issues surrounding conflict resolution and sexual violence to include men’s advocacy against sexual violence. Another interest of Matt’s is building and maintaining productive relationships with campus law enforcement agencies. Matt is knowledgeable and passionate about men’s advocacy against sexual violence, behavior intervention practices, threat assessment, student organization risk reduction, and responding to disruptive classroom behavior for faculty members.
Matt is a trained mediator and an instructor of the Rape Aggression Defense basic program (RAD). He has served as a district governor for his national fraternity and has served as a chapter advisor for two national fraternities. Matt has worked with numerous Greek organizations to address both individual and group behavior concerns and to reduce organizational risk.
Matt is a member of the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA), the National Association for Student Personnel Administration (NASPA), the National Behavior Intervention Team Association (NaBITA), and the Association for Title IX Administrators (ATIXA). Matt served terms on the ASCA Board of Directors as Secretary and President.
- Faculty/Instructor Classroom Management
- Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) Practices
- Threat Assessment on Campus
- Campus Ecology/Campus Climate Assessment
- Crisis Management Training
- Critical Incident Response for Student Affairs Staff
- Student Organization Risk Reduction
- Fostering Relationships with Campus Law Enforcement
- Male Advocacy Against Sexual Violence
- Customer Service
- Housing & Residence Life Administration