Ruthanne "Rudi" Thompson | Department of Biological Sciences

COVID-19 updates—In an effort to keep everyone healthy, UNT's on-campus operations are closed until further notice. We're serving students remotely. Please stay connected. Stay up to date on UNT’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Have you registered for summer and fall classes yet? While COVID-19 has created some uncertainty for us all, UNT is committed to helping the Mean Green family turn dreams into reality. Let’s get through this together!

Register for classes on
Not a UNT student yet? Apply to UNT
Having trouble registering? Get help from an advisor

Ruthanne "Rudi" Thompson

Rudi Thompson
Associate Professor- Co Director Teach North Texas
ENV 310D
Dr. Thompson's research interests include science teacher professional development and science education as a field of study.

Dr. Rudi Thompson teaches classes in the following subjects: Biology for Educators, Research Methods for Secondary Science Instruction, and Environmental Science.


  • Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, UNT
  • Master of Science, Counseling and Human Development, UNT
  • Bachelor of Science, Secondary Biology, SMSU

Selected Publications

  • Assessing the Degree of Integrated Learner-Centered Instruction on Student Outcomes in a Large Non-Major Environmental Science Course , (2012).
  • Fracking vs. Faucets: Balancing Energy Needs and Water Sustainability at Urban Frontiers, (2012).
  • Design and Implementation of a Data Driven Water Conservation Program, (2011).

Teach North Texas

Thinking about UNT?

It's easy to apply online. Join us and discover why we're the choice of over 38,000 students.

Apply now