Penn State Harrisburg

Patricia Thompson, D.Ed.

· Affiliate Assistant Professor of Lifelong Learning and Adult Education; Behavioral Sciences and Education

Biography

Dr. Patricia (Patty) Thompson has been working 15 years as a human resources development/organizational development professional consultant. She currently is serving as the editorial associate of the Adult Education Quarterly. She has been responsible for programs, conferences and workshops for more than 10 years. She has extensive experience in collaborating with campuses, community groups and government organizations.

Research Interests

  • Professional and Continuing Education: the role of culture and media in adult education
  • Informal and incidental learning