Dr. Ameer Thompson
Dr. Thompson comes to CCC from St. Mary’s College of California, where he has served as the Hispanic-Serving Institution – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program director since 2017, and Diablo Valley College (DVC), where he has been a human physiology instructor since 2016. Prior to that, he worked as a scientific analyst for a global law firm.
After attending DVC as a student, Dr. Thompson went on to complete a B.S. in biological sciences at California State University, Sacramento; a Ph.D. in physiology, biophysics and systems biology at Cornell University; and a postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience at Columbia University. He has also been bestowed a number of awards and accolades, and brings a robust history of community involvement to the role.