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Department of Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics


Office: 139D Science

Office Phone: (254) 968-9739

Dr. Thompson teaches a number of undergraduate and graduate courses in Geology, Earth Science, and Environmental Science. She has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geology from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a PhD (hydrogeology specialization) from the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Thompson's research interests include wetland hydrology, non-point pollution, and water supply protection. She has a background in state government having worked for 17 years at the Iowa Geological Survey. Dr. Thompson is an member of the Society of Wetland Scientists, the American Water Resources Association, the Geological Society of America, Texas Academy of Science, and the National Groundwater Association.

Thompson in Wetland