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Alisa Thomas
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Alisa Thomas Office: THE 101
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Assistant Professor of English
Professor Thomas joined the Toccoa Falls College faculty in 2000 as an assistant professor of English. Before coming to TFC, Alisa worked as a graduate teaching assistant in English at the University of Louisville, served as a lead teacher and English chairperson at the Christian Academy in Louisville, Kentucky where she taught middle school English, and has served several years as a Sunday school teacher at Lakewood Baptist Church. She is also an active faculty member at TFC serving on committees and leading a Barnabas Group for students.

Professor Thomas is a member of The Jane Austen Society of North America, The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, and Conference on Christianity and Literature. She has published two study guides for the Progeny Press for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Anne of Green Gables.

“I thank the Lord for the blessed opportunity to serve in this community of learning. It is a pleasure to instruct students committed to the pursuit of insights illuminated by the Holy Spirit. My ultimate goal is to encourage students to examine academic coursework in light of the pristine Truth that purifies intellectual endeavors.”

“You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You” (Isaiah 26:3).

Accomplishments:

- Vulcan Materials Teaching Excellence Award (2011), Toccoa Falls College
- Who’s Who Among American Teachers (2004)
- Board of Trustees Teaching Commendation (1993), University of Louisville
- Coleman Arnold Award for Excellence in Research English (1992), Georgetown College
- Mary E. Wharton Award in American History (1990), Georgetown College

Degrees Earned:  Area of Study School Attended
M.A. English University of Louisville
B.A. English and American Studies Georgetown College