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Dr. Corliss Thompson has been a full time faculty member in the Graduate School of Education at Northeastern University since 2013 and has taught research methods, research design, and social justice courses. She has been involved with NExT program since its inception. Dr. Thompson is passionate about using culturally relevant and experiential approaches in her teaching and mentoring, and she also uses and help others use research methodology and program evaluation approaches for deeper understanding and improvement of teaching and learning. Before becoming a faculty member, Dr. Thompson worked in a research and evaluation office in a school district and at the University of North Carolina, where she earned her doctoral degree. She also was an elementary school teacher in Charlotte and Chapel Hill, NC.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D. in Education (2013)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A. in Education (2009)

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.S. in Elementary Education and History (2004)


Upcoming Talks and Conferences

The Impact of a First-Year Bridge Program on the Success of Academically and Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students. Paper Presentation at the American Educational Research Association, April 2019, Toronto. 

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