Thompson Jr., Dr. Albert


Albert R. Thompson Jr. is a historian and social scientist. He is earned a PhD with distinction in United States History from Howard University. His dissertation examined the relationship between the New Deal and Jim Crowe laws. He earned an MA in Military History with a minor in Hebrew from Norwich University in Northfield, VT, and a B.A. in Government from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. He is an adjunct professor at both Georgetown University and American University. He has worked as a visiting professor at Howard University, adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College, and online instructor of History and Government for Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, OK. He has taught courses in Western Civilization, United States History, the History of WWII, Poverty & Culture, and Race & Social Rights. Professor Thompson served as president of the History Graduate Student Association at Howard University and graduate research assistant for the Social Justice Consortium. He maintains several professional affiliations and often attends conferences, panels, and seminars on history topics. Interestingly, Professor Thompson developed his love for learning as a homeschooled high school student.