Thomas W. Paradis

Thomas W. Paradis, Ph.D., Professor, and NAU Director of Assessment
Phone: (928) 523-5853
Office: SBS West / Bld 70, Room 322
At NAU since 1997 


Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1997

M.A., Univesrity of Illinois, 1994

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1992

Academic Positions:

January 2005-present, Director, Office of Academic Assessment, Northern Arizona University

2009-present, Professor, Geography, Northern Arizona University

2003-2009, Associate Professor, Geography, Northern Arizona University

1997-2003, Assistant Professor, Geography, Northern Arizona University

Recent Publications:

Paradis, T. 2011 (forthcoming). America’s National Historic Landmarks. London: Anness Publishing.

Paradis, T. 2011 (forthcoming): Interpreting the NAU landscape: Clues to the American scene, invited introductory and concluding pieces in Drickamer, Lee, The Buildings of NAU (working title). Tucson: University of Arizona Press

Paradis, T. (ed.) 2008. Homes Through American History: Colonial America through the Twentieth Century. Greenwood Publishing Group. (10 books in the series, including one by this author.)

Paradis, T. 2008 Homes Through American History: The Civil War Era, 1861-1880. Greenwood Publishing Group. (see also: American Architectural Styles)