Robert A. Thomas
Ph.D., Center for Environmental Communication, Loyola University New Orleans
Robert A. Thomas is the director of the Center for Environmental Communications at Loyola. He served three years as the interim director of the School of Mass Communication. Thomas was the founding director of the Louisiana Nature Center, where he served as the liaison for the community in information pertaining to science education, environmental issues, and natural history.
Dr. Thomas is the past president of the Association of Nature Center Administrators and has served on the Accreditation Commission of the American Association of Museums, and as chair of the Environmental Advisory Committee for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Thomas received his doctorate in vertebrate zoology from Texas A&M University and holds adjunct professorships at the University of New Orleans, Tulane University, and Louisiana State University.
Robert A. Thomas, Ph.D., Professor & Director
Center for Environmental Communication
School of Mass Communication
Loyola University New Orleans