Kathy Thornburg, PhD

Professor Emerita and Director of the Institute for Professional Development

1400 Rock Quarry Road, Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-9998
Curriculum Vitae


PhD, University of Missouri, 1973; MS, University of Missouri,1968; BS, Pittsburg State University, 1966.

Research Interests

  • Parent-teacher interrelationships associated with early childhood programs
  • Child care in rural communities
  • Human services public policy

Kathy Thornburg

Research Areas
Early Childhood