Faculty & Staff Profile

Kevin Thompson

Department Head/Assoc Prof
Business Department
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(218) 281-8254
(218) 281-8254

Research Interests

  • Program Planning

  • Training and Development

  • Organizational Communication

  • Learning within Organizations

  • Graduate Experience

  • Distance Education

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 2008 Outstanding Educator Award

  • 2010 Distinguished Teaching Award

  • 2011 Most Supportive of Students Award

  • 2011 Outstanding Educator Award

  • 2007 Outstanding Service Learning Faculty Award

  • 2007 Outstanding Educator Award

  • 1996 Trainer of the Year Award - USA Group

  • 1997 Training Excellence Award - USA Group

  • 2000 Clarence D. Jayne Scholarship Recipient

  • Training and Development Specialist (Board Member) Business Counselor Certification Program - Wyoming Small Business Development Center Summer 1998 - Summer 2000

Selected Publications

  • Thompson, K.D., & Young, S. (submitted). Adult educator effectiveness within the training context: A study of trainee perception of effective trainer characteristics. (Article submitted to referred journal for review/consideration).

  • Thompson, K.D., & Brown, K. (submitted) Getting it done: Managing programs from start to finish. (Book proposal and chapter sent to Wiley Publishing for review/consideration).

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

  • M.A., Ball State University, Muncie, IN

  • B.A., University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Professional Memberships

  • National Communication Association (NCA)

  • Indiana Writing Center

  • American Society of Training and Development - National (ASTD)

  • American Association of Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)