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Thomas J. Nelson

Associate Professor

Harris Hall 5185

Office hours: Monday, 12 p.m.- 3 p.m.


A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Nelson joined Focused Inquiry in its inaugural year, 2007. He served as Faculty Development Coordinator for the department from 2011-2018. 


  • Ph.D.- English, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A.- Western Washington University
  • B.A.- Western Washington University


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