Anthony Thompson

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Title: Professor - Director, School of Communications

Field of Study: Photography

Office: 293 LSH

Phone: 616-331-3606

Office Hours: By appointment only. Contact department secretary




Professor Thompson's interests include photographic theory and discourse, the intersection of Art and Science as ways of knowing, and creative photography that mixes traditional and digital processes.  Recent projects include “Incendiary Iconography: The Legacy of the Cold War in America, Photographs from the Former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant and Related Waste Disposal Sites,” and a series of photogravure images incorporating sculptural constructions from natural materials.


B.S., Physics, University of Dallas; M.F.A., Photography, Washington University, St. Louis.