Dr. Traci Thompson
Dr. Traci S. Thompson, professor of English and head of the HSU
English Department, is a graduate of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO,
where she earned a B.A.in English and
where she was also a varsity tennis player.
She completed her graduate degrees at the University of
Southwestern Louisiana (now University Louisiana-Lafayette) in Lafayette, LA.,
receiving both her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.
Thompson served as the graduate program director in English
at Hardin-Simmons for five years.She
began serving as department head in 2010.
She is a member of various professional organizations and
has held positions and offices in them, including vice president and president
of the American Studies Association of Texas and program chair of the
Southwestern Conference on Christianity and Literature 2011 meeting hosted by
- Bachelor of Arts, English, Culver-Stockton College, 1991
- Master of Arts, English, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1993
- Doctor of Philosophy, English, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1996