An Oklahoma native, Dr. Doug Thomas earned his BA in Social Studies Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He earned his MS in Curriculum and Instruction and EdD in Educational Administration from Oklahoma State University before going on to work as a teacher and then a middle school principal. When he’s not teaching courses on School Law, Administration, and School and Community Relations, Dr. Thomas enjoys fishing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with family. His research interests are in Middle Level Education, Charter Schools, and School Leader Preparation. He also serves as an integral part of our Charter School office.