Terence Hicks is a published author whose research backed works center around social science in academic settings. He also stands as President of Hicks Research Consulting LLC.
Terence Hicks is a professional who wears numerous hats. Strengthened by a resume seasoned with scholarly accomplishments, Hicks considers himself to be very much research-driven — both in his personal and professional endeavors. In his social science research on college students, Hicks poses a variety of questions…
Do first-generation college students pursue their academic careers differently from non-first-generation college students? How do students develop their study strategies — and which are most effective?
Largely research-driven, Terence Hicks dives deep to uncover the ‘why’s behind long-standing assumptions about college success and the overall student experience.
In his published works, Terence Hicks presents a unique avenue for social science exploration. His research focused texts combine elements of social concepts with critical scientific analysis. An accomplished academic lecturer, Hicks’s publications largely center around research analysis on college students — both in terms of their behavior, study habits and approaches. Specifically, his published works have taken a deep dive into college students and self-efficacy, college retention, the transition from high school to college, the social and psychological impact and implications of being a first-generation college student and the role STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects play as a whole.
Terence Hicks’s social science research has contributed to hundreds of published works, including books, book chapters, journal articles, presentations, dissertations and more. Most recently, Hicks has published the following books and chapter contributions:
- The One Florida Initiative: Reversing Reverse Discrimination (2021)
- First-Generation College Student Research Studies (2019)
- “Evolving Professional Identity and Teaching Practices of First Generation, African American Preservice Teachers” (2019)
- “A Profile of Choice/Responsibilities and Goal-Seeking Attitudes
- High School to College Transition Research Studies (2015)