David A. Thomas Ph.D. president of Morehouse College is internationally recognized for his expertise in organizational management and higher education leadership. A noted academic scholar award-winning author and business consultant for 100 of the Fortune 500 companies Dr. Thomas has also served as dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on the faculty of Harvard Business School and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Under his strategic direction Morehouse has extended its reach by launching its first online degree programs and has amplified its positioning as a center of intellectual discourse and social engagement in areas such as global leadership professional equity social justice and innovation. He has co-written three books and written more than 100 scholarly articles book chapters cases and teaching notes. Among other honors Dr. Thomas won the 2020 HBR McKinsey Award for the best Harvard Business Review article of the year. He serves on the boards of DTE Energy Commonfund Vanguard and Yale Corporation. He earned a Ph.D. in organizational behavior studies and a Master of Philosophy in organizational behavior both from Yale University along with a Master of Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Administrative Sciences from Yale College.