He doesn’t present himself as an authority. Instead, he calls himself a peer who knows more about how to think philosophically than the students. His name is Jim Thomas, a philosophy lecturer who’s been voted one of the nation’s best professors by ratemyprofessor.com. “I’ve heard positive things about a couple of part-time professors,” said President Freeman Hrabowski. "What’s really important is that students are learning and enjoying the learning process."
The article and video, “Born-to-teach professor teaches students to laugh, think,” ran April 11 in the Baltimore Sun.