Aaron Thompson, sociologist
Aaron Thompson is an Eastern Kentucky University sociology professor and an expert on cultural diversity issues. A Clay County native, he earned his bachelor’s degree from EKU and a master’s degree and doctorate in sociology from the University of Kentucky. He has served in various administrative positions at EKU, including as associate vice-president for academic affairs-university programs. He is the owner of Cultural Awareness Associates and co-owner of Ripple Effects Resources.
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Aaron Thompson, an Eastern Kentucky University sociology professor and an expert on gender and race issues, discusses his Appalachian roots, his career, and more.
Aaron Thompson, executive vice president and chief academic officer of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, discusses the state budget for higher education and the impact on student tuition. He also talks about higher education reform as well as collaboration with the K-12 system and the community and technical college system.