Dr. Barry Thompson
Office: #378 University Hall
Dr. Barry R Thompson has been a science educator for over 25 years. He taught middle school and high school Earth science, biology, and physical science in Virginia. While he was teaching in the Virginia public schools, he started graduate work at the University of Virginia (UVA). He earned his PhD in Science Education from UVA in 1996. Subsequently, he spent four years as a science educator at South Dakota State University where he was awarded Teacher of the Year 1998-99. In 2000 he joined the faculty of Augusta state University (ASU). Since that time, he has taught early childhood, middle grades, and secondary science education at ASU and earned back-to-back Researcher of the Year awards for 2006 and 2007.