Dr. Richard Biffle is currently a Professor of Education and Anthropology at Thomas College. He teaches courses in education, history, cultural anthropology, archaeology, and STEAM.
Dr. Richard Biffle is currently a Professor of Education and Anthropology at Thomas College. He teaches courses in education, sociology, cultural anthropology and archaeology. As part of his ongoing interest and research in science, technology and mathematics, he designed and coordinates a program entitled “Weaving a Tapestry of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) — Explorers, Voyagers, and Thinkers” with the Center for Innovation and Education. He is also Co-Chair of the President’s Task Force on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Dr. Biffle earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the University of California, Riverside; an M.A. in Education Administration and Leadership from Eastern Michigan University; and his Ph.D. in Educational Anthropology from the University of New Mexico.
Dr. Biffle has lived and travelled around the world, and has an extensive background and experience in the areas of social justice, civil and human rights, equity and diversity training, community organization and planning, teacher education, and multicultural education. In addition, he is a former elementary and middle school teacher, and elementary school administrator.
- B.A. in Political Science, University of California
- M.A. in Educational Administration and Leadership, Eastern Michigan University
- Ph.D. in Educational Anthropology, University of New Mexico