(on leave 2017-18)
- Ph.D., Harvard University, 2013
- BA, University of California, Berkeley, 2002
- Professor Thomson specializes in the post-1945 history of the United States, with particular specialty in leftist politics, the environment, and the history of science and medicine.
- Environmental history; history of science and medicine; post-1945 American politics; radicalism.
Professor Thomson also has a radio show on WVBU called Bucknell: Occupied, and it airs at 6 p.m. on Thursdays on 90.5 WVBU. Each week she interviews a faculty member, student, or campus guest about current events.
"A History of Climate Justice," Solutions Journal Volume 5, Issue 2 (March-April 2014): 89-92.
"Health and Environmental Politics in the United States: A Historical Perspective". In Maya K. Gislason, (Ed.) Ecological Health: Society, Ecology and Health (United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013): 127-146.