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L.A. City Council Honors CSUN's Paula Thomson as California's Top Female Professor

August 27, 2013

CSUN kinesiology professor Paula Thomson accepts resolution from Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander. From left: Carole Oglesby, former chair of the Department of Kinesiology; Thomson’s husband, Maurice Godin; Thomson and Councilman Englander.
CSUN Kinesiology professor Paula Thomson accepts resolution from Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander. From left: Carole Oglesby, former chair of the Department of Kinesiology; Thomson’s husband, Maurice Godin; Thomson and Councilman Englander.

Paula Thomson has been a dedicated educator, psychologist, choreographer, dancer and movement coach for 25 years. The California State University, Northridge kinesiology professor has impacted her discipline through her research and changed her students’ lives.

That dedication was rewarded Aug. 20 by Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander, who honored Thomson with a resolution for being named one of the top female professors in California by StateStats.org.

“It is an honor to recognize not only a great educator, but a true community advocate,” said Englander, who presented the resolution to Thomson. “In addition to her academic achievements, she is a member of Give an Hour and has provided pro bono psychological services to veterans and homeless patients in Los Angeles since 1997.” Read the whole story in CSUN Today.

See also in CSUN Today: CSUN Professor Named one of the Top 20 Female Professors in California.