White House Author
Herbert W. Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, Bethune-Cookman University
Dr. Herbert W. Thompson is a tenured professor of Biology and Dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSEM) at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Under Dr. Thompson’s leadership, the CSEM, which is organized into five departments offering curricula for Baccalaureate Degrees, recently assessed each program to insure that graduates have the knowledge to solve real world problems. A strong student advocate, Dr. Thompson continues to mentor students and faculty. Over the years he has guided many to careers in medicine, STEM research and STEM education. Prior to his appointment as Dean, he served as Chair of the Department of Biology and Project Director of the Health Careers Opportunity Program at Bethune-Cookman.