Topic: Amy Thompson
Clarksville, TN – An adult and a juvenile have been charged by the Clarksville Police Department for assisting a juvenile detention facility escapee, Tai Harrel who was recaptured in Oak Grove, Kentucky, May 17th, 2019.
Harrell was on the run for over a month before being taken in custody The police department had asked for the public’s assistance to locate the escapee and made it well known that anyone who was harboring or assisting Harrell would be criminally charged.
Clarksville, TN – In 1964, a high-level AT&T executive named Robert Greenleaf decided to retire from his stable position in order to redefine how Americans think of leadership.
With his famous quote, “Good leaders must first become good servants,” Greenleaf gave life to the servant-leader movement, which became a staple in college business classes and executive seminars at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st.
APSU professors Antonio and Amy Thompson publish “But if a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur…,” a scholarly book on zombies
Clarksville, TN – The decaying, dangerous world of mega-popular television show and comic series “The Walking Dead” is not real and will never be our reality.
But if zombies did start shambling down our real world streets, it wouldn’t be the worst idea if we had a plan.
Taking advantage of a unique overlapping of both personal and professional interests, Dr. Antonio Thompson, Austin Peay State University associate professor of history, and his wife, APSU associate professor of biology Dr. Amy Thompson, recently completed work on a new academic book, titled “But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur: Essays on Medical, Military, Governmental, Ethical, Economic and Other Implications.”
Austin Peay State University graduates, professors to exhibit work at Wizard World Comic Con Nashville
Clarksville, TN – This year’s Wizard World Comic Con Nashville will have a distinct Austin Peay State University vibe, as a pair of creations by APSU professors and graduates will be on display for the thousands of fans expected to file through the Music City Center, located in the heart of downtown Nashville, Tennessee.
On Saturday, September 26th at 5:30pm, APSU assistant professor of history, Dr. Antonio Thompson, and APSU assistant professor of biology, Dr. Amy Thompson, will present a panel discussion on their new book, titled “…But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur: Essays on Medical, Military, Governmental, Ethical, Economic and Other Implications.”
APSU biology professor Dr. Amy Thompson named to American Society for Clinical Pathology’s 40 Under 40
Clarksville, TN – Bitten by a spider while shaking out a towel on one sunny afternoon, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of biology Dr. Amy Thompson did the first logical thing after an encounter with an eight-legged pest – she buried her nose in a book.
“At first, I thought it was a bee sting, but then I noticed the spider scurrying off,” Thompson said. “So being an academic, I was like, ‘oh gosh, I have to find out more about this spider.’”
Clarksville, TN – The last few years have been rough for Spain. The unemployment rate is close to 30 percent, which has led to daily protests and civil unrest in that European nation. For some scholars, this turmoil helps explain the sudden popularity of vampire and zombie literature in that country.
“Spain is in shambles,” Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo, Austin Peay State University associate professor of Spanish, said. “From 2008, the world crisis has hit them hard. When you read a novel from Spain about a zombie apocalypse, it makes you feel like this is happening. You feel the same destruction of society in every aspect.”
Clarksville, TN – “It would take a perfect storm to achieve a pandemic of zombie apocalypse proportion,” Dr. Amy Thompson, Austin Peay State University associate professor of biology, said during a recent talk at the Nashville Comic Con event.
Although a zombie apocalypse is purely fictional, she does think the recent zombie craze offers an opportunity to engage students in important, real-life topics, such as the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Antonio Thompson, Austin Peay State University associate professor of history, sat in his office after final exams last December, contemplating the moral implications of killing a zombie.
“If it’s caused by a virus, then theoretically it could be cured,” he said. “So what’s your legal obligation to zombies? Are they humans, monsters, animals?”
His wife, APSU associate professor of biology Dr. Amy Thompson, was more concerned with how the undead came to take over the world.
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