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Thomas Stevenson

Headshot of Thomas Stevenson smiling and wearing a dark suit with a white shirt and plaid tie.
Associate Professor of Instruction
Recreation, Sport Pedagogy, and Consumer Sciences
Patton Hall 202P

Thom Stevenson holds a A.A.S and Food Service Management Certificate from Sinclair Community College, B.A. from Governors State University and a M.A. from Antioch University. Thom is currently working on his Ph.D. in Philosophy- Leadership and Change from the Graduate School of Antioch University and is certified in sales, customer service and a CHE (Certified Hospitality Educator). Before becoming a professor, Thom worked to create his own nonprofit- ChefVet as well as worked for Ohio State University, Hyatt Corporation, Columbus Hospitality and the Cancer Support Community of Central Ohio. Thom teaches classes in restaurant operations, intro to food production, and the senior capstone class. His major research interests include foodways, sustainability, food with a mission, universal design and organizational behavior/ organizational change.

Research, Engagement, and Outreach interests: Hospitality Industry, Foodways/Food Sovereignty Systems, Universal Design; Experiential Learning in the Areas of Hospitality and Social Enterprise; Training in the World’s Classroom for a Greater Understanding of Connections.