V. Elaine Thompson

Assistant Professor of History

V. Elaine Thompson joined the Louisiana Tech University faculty in 2004, after receiving her PhD in history from Rice University. She is a specialist in Southern history, state and local history, and early American history. Dr Thompson also has experience in public, or applied history. Dr Thompson currently serves on the Library Committee, the Undergraduate Committee, the Behavioral Standards Committee, and the Instructional Policies Committtee. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Historical Association and sits on the National Advisory Board for Phi Alpha Theta.

Phi Alpha Theta

Course Number Course Name
History 201 History of the United States: 1492-1877
History 360 Louisiana History
History 423 Civil War and Reconstruction
History 450 History of the Old South
History 478 African-American History
History 486 Introduction to Public History
History 489 Internship in Public History
History 495 Senior Seminar in History (Comparative Slavery in the Americas)
History 515 Seminar in Louisiana History
History 516 Seminar in Southern History, to 1860