College of Business and Behavioral Science


Thierry Bras

Assistant Professor of Miltary Leadership

Office: Johnstone Hall

 Educational Background

Biblical Leadership
Wisdom University Currently

MA Biblical Studies/Divinity
Glendale University 2002

BS Criminal Justice
Shippensburg University 1990

 Courses Taught

Military Leadership 201/202/Lab


Assistant Professor of Military Leadership, Major Thierry A. Bras Major Thierry Bras is privileged to be an ML II Instructor and logistics officer for the Clemson University Fightin Tiger Battalion on 1 November 2010, following a tour of duty as a FEST –A Commander / Operations officer for the Corp of Engineers in FT Worth, TX. Major Bras enlisted in the Army in July 1985 as a Combat Engineer Demolition Specialist where he served in 2nd Infantry Div, 2nd Engineer Bn for a one year tour. He was then assigned to the 82nd Airborne Div. 307th Eng Bn. From that unit he was blessed to receive a 3 year scholarship for ROTC. He graduated from Shippensburg University in 1990 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and was commissioned as 2LT in the Engineer Branch. After graduation he became a City of Wildwood, NJ Police Officer before going on active duty. Major Bras’ first active duty assignment as a commissioned officer was with the 3rd Infantry Division in Kitizigen, Germany as a Combat Engineer Platoon Leader. After completing two years in Germany he went into the Florida National Guard, 10th Special Forces Group as a 1LT S-3/S-4 which he attending SFAS and the SERE Course. His civilian occupation was that of an education and training director at a Level 6 Juvenile facility which was Faith based where he taught the Word of God to deliver young men from addictive lifestyles. During that time he also taught in private, public and Christian Schools. As a CPT, he was then assigned to the 32nd Trans Group as an S-4 and then as a HHC Commander which deployed on Operation Iraqi Freedom. After returning from his deployment he received a position as ML II Instructor and the BN XO at Florida Southern College ROTC Department Lakeland, Florida. He then was assigned to the 2-485th Infantry Bn as a Bravo Company Commander training new recruits in Basic Warrior Combat Training at Ft Jackson, SC. He was then assigned to the Chaplain Officer Basic and Advance Course as a Combat Arms Instructor/HHC Commander. His Military education includes: *The Engineer Basic Officer and Advance Course *Airborne School * Air Assault School * Scout Platoon Leader Course * Survival Evasion Resistance Escape high risk course *Special Forces Assessment and Selection Course * Army Basic Instructor and Small Leader Group Course

 Research Interests

Research done on Soldiers; the conclusion is the best fighting force is when a individual Soldiers are feed Spiritually, Soulishly (Mind, Will and Emotions)and Bodily.