Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences Chair of the Department of History Professor of History
Dr. H. Paul Thompson, Jr. received his doctorate in American history from Emory University and a Certificate in
Management from Duke University. He is a diversity fellow of The Riley
Institute at Furman University and an alum of Leadership Greenville
Prior to teaching at NGU, Thompson had a 13-year career as a
public school teacher and taught history at Lander University. His
teaching and research interests include the 19th-century temperance
movement, African American history, and the history of Christianity
in America. He is also the 2015 NGU recipient of the Excellence in
Teaching Award, given by the South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities. He is author of A Most Stirring and Significant Episode: Religion and the Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Black Atlanta,
1865-1887 and articles in various encyclopedias. Thompson also
considers himself a foodie and enjoys eating at fine restaurants and
traveling in his spare time.
Marti J. Glass, Ph.D.
Director of Adult and Professional programs in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Associate Professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice
Glass provides leadership and guidance for the NGU Online Behavioral
Sciences Program. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, he brings
experience and professional perspectives on mental health to the
program. Dr. Glass also shares expertise from the criminal justice
system as a former police officer. His work in private practice
counseling has concentrated on marriage counseling, sexual/internet
addictions, PTSD, and therapy for children and adolescents.