Thomas F. Patterson, Jr.


Senior Lecturer
Community Development and Applied Economic
208D Morrill Hall

1967 B.A. Geography
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

1978 M.E.Ed. Extension Education
1981 Certificate of Advanced Studies: Planninnd and Administration
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

1984 Ph.D. Adult Education
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Tom has taught and advised students in the MPA Program since 1987.  He returned in August 2004 from a year's sabbatical leave revisiting former students (from 1989-90), studing experimental learning and systemaic thinking approaches to undergraduate education, at the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury, Richmond, Australia.

Courses Taught
PA 302 Public Sector Organizations
PA 296 TQM for Public and Not-for-Profit Organizations
PA 304 Systems Analysis and Planning

Full Curriculum Vita