M. Lori Thomas, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Social Work
Research Interest: 
Chronic homelessness among older adults and those with disabling conditions; housing stability among those at risk of homelesness in older adulthood; Systems integration and change in homeless services
Teaching Specialty: 
Social Work Macro Practice
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.Div., Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond; BA, Carson-Newman College
Practice Area: 
Homelessness and affordable housing, organization and systems change
Personal Interests: 
Camping, running, biking, swimming, music and creative outlets of various types