His main areas of research are construction education and assessment, project delivery, collaborative education in the built environment, and innovation in construction education.

Tom Leathem is an assistant professor in the McWhorter School of Building Science teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in construction documents, project delivery, pre-construction services, planning, and procurement.

Interest areas in research and practice:

  • Construction Education and Assessment
  • Project Delivery
  • Collaborative Education in the Built Environment
  • Innovation in Construction Education
MS, Auburn University, Integrated Design & Construction
BS, Western Illinois University, Construction Management
Ph.D., Mississippi State University, Curriculum and Assessment