College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Thompson received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology) from Texas Tech University. She is currently employed with the Department of Justice with a specialty in drug treatment. She has been a contributing faculty with Walden University since 2004, and she currently works with students completing field placements. Dr. Thompson has served on numerous doctoral student dissertation committees.
Dr. Thompson's current research interests include coping, correctional treatment outcomes, and substance abuse. She has been a member of the American Psychological Association since 2000.