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Justin B. Thompson

Lecturer
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Dean's Office, Curry School of Education
Office location and address
Bavaro Hall 132B
417 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
B.S., University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Biography

Justin Thompson, M.S., Ph.D., serves as associate dean of management and planning for the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Administrative functions he oversees include Curry School human resources, budget, finance, financial aid, admission, clinical operations, fundraising, alumni relations, communications, marketing, dean's office operations, and information technology. Dr. Thompson holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Education Leadership, Foundations and Policy. Recent teaching assignments include graduate courses in management, planning, economics, finance and history of higher education.

Mr. Thompson engages in professional development activities with Chinese higher education leaders, both in Charlottesville and abroad. Areas of research interest include leader succession in higher education and governance of research universities. Over a nearly twenty-year career in higher education, Justin has held leadership roles in operations, academic affairs and university advancement. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Structural Biology at the University of Illinois, a Master of Science in College Student Personnel at Western Illinois University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Education at the University of Virginia

EDLF 6010: Financial Management & Budgeting in Higher Ed
Credits: 3
This course examines contemporary policies and practices in the financing of American higher education. The interpretation and uses of financial data, sources and methods of securing funds, budget processes, and policies and issues regarding the financing of higher education are some of the topics covered.
EDLF 8657: Financial Management & Budgeting in Higher Ed
Credits: 3
This course examines contemporary policies and practices in the financing of American higher education. The interpretation and uses of financial data, sources and methods of securing funds, budget processes, and policies and issues regarding the financing of higher education are some of the topics covered.
EDLF 9991: Ed.D. Research
Credits: 1–12
Ed.D. Research conducted under the guidance of capstone committee. 12 hours required for graduation. Permission of Instructor required.
EDLF 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–12
Under close faculty guidance, students work on an area of interest not covered by the curriculum. A plan of study must be signed by the faculty sponsor and filed in the student's permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.