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Laurence Thomas Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Laurence Thomas has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the philosophy and political science industries

Laurence Thomas has received fellowships through the National Humanities Center and Harvard University.

    SYRACUSE, NY, September 08, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Laurence Thomas with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Laurence Thomas celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

For 35 years, Dr. Thomas has excelled in education. Since 1989, he has channeled his expertise into his role as a professor of philosophy and political science at Syracuse University. Over the years, Dr. Thomas has also worked as a visiting professor at the University of South Africa, a visiting scholar in the religion department of the University of Michigan and a presenter of Kovlar lectures at the Medical School of the University of Cape Town.

Additionally, Dr. Thomas has received fellowships through the National Humanities Center and Harvard University. Throughout his career, he has written a plethora of philosophical essays regarding the issues of gratitude and trust of which he has been proud. Additionally, Dr. Thomas has contributed his extensive knowledge to such creative works as "The Family and the Political Self," "Upside-Down Equality: A Response to Kantian Thought," "The Moral Self in the Face of Injustice," "Sexual Orientation and Human Rights" and "Vessels of Evil," as well as more than 100 articles.

Recognized as Teacher of the Year at Syracuse University, Dr. Thomas earned a Bachelor of Philosophy from the University of Maryland. He has further obtained a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. Following these accomplishments, Dr. Thomas was presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws from New England College.

In order to remain aware of changes in the field, Dr. Thomas affiliates himself with the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy and the American Philosophical Association. For his excellence in the field, he has been recognized with the National Endowment for the Humanities Award. In the coming years, Dr. Thomas intends to experience the continued success of his work at Syracuse University.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Laurence Thomas has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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