Dr. Earl Thomas, Professor

Educational Background

  • Ed.D. (Educational Leadership/School Administration); Vanderbilt University; 1984
  • M.A.T. (History); Middle Tennessee State University; 1974
  • B.A. (History); Middle Tennessee State University; 1972


Teaching Interests:

  • Leadership and Motivation
  • Managerial Decision-Making
  • Principles of Management
  • Organizational Behavior

Research Topics:

  • Leadership
  • Business Ethics
  • Pedagogical Approaches to Delivering Business Courses
  • Managerial Decision-Making

Published in Such Journals as:

  • CPA Journal
  • Review of Business Research
  • Journal of Academy of Business and Economics
  • Journal of Current Research in Global Business
  • SAM Advanced Management Journal
  • Business Journal for Entrepreneurs
  • Ethics and Critical Thinking Journal

Member of:

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences

How To Contact Dr. Thomas

  • E-mail: earl.thomas@mtsu.edu
  • Phone: (615) 898-2340
  • Address:
    PO Box 432
    Middle Tennessee State University
    Murfreesboro, TN 37132
  • In Person: Business and Aerospace Building N152