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Thomas A. Peterson

Thomas A. Peterson, Ed. D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-839-6128 | Fax: 678-839-6153

Email:  tpeters@westga.edu

Office: Education Annex 151

Hours: Mon.-Wed 1:00-3:00
Tu - Th 10:00 to 12:15




Biography

Dr. Thomas Peterson serves as an assistant professor of Cultural and Philosophical Foundations of Education in the College of Education. . He teaches mostly graduate education courses including philosophy, leadership, history, ethics, and culture. His research interests include spirituality in education, teacher renewal, teaching and learning. Prior to his appointment at UWG, Dr. Peterson was a elementary/middle school principal in NC, art teacher in California and Maryland, flight instructor, and pilot missionary to Africa.

Education/Degrees

  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Loma Linda University, 1969
  • M.Ed., Master of Education, Loma Linda University, 1972
  • Ed.D., Doctor of Education, University of North Carolina, 1991

Courses Taught

  • Summer 2014
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: N02
    • EDFD-7305 (History of American Education) Section: 01D
  • Spring 2014
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 01
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 04D
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91
    • EDFD-7309 (Philosoph Foundations of Educ) Section: 01D
  • Fall 2013
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 04
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 05
    • EDUC-2130 (Expl Learning and Teaching) Section: 03
    • EDFD-7303 (Culture & Society in Education) Section: 01D
  • Summer 2013
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 02
    • EDFD-7305 (History of American Education) Section: 01D
  • Spring 2013
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 04 [ View Syllabus ]
    • EDUC-2110 (Inv Crit and Contem Issues-Edu) Section: 91 [ View Syllabus ]
    • EDFD-7309 (Philosoph Foundations of Educ) Section: 01D

Selected Publications

  • Peterson, T. (2003). The sensitiveness of the soul. Annual Editions. [ View Publication ]
  • Hogan, L., and Peterson, T. (November 2001). Camelot: Our search for the source of "good teaching." Kappa Delta Pi Record [ View Publication ]