In pursuit of her passions, Dr. Jewel Taylor Thompson found the perfect career at Hunter College. A professor in the Music Department since 1997, she combines her love for music and education in a way that enthralls her students and enlightens the younger generations. Dr. Thompson primarily teaches classes in music theory, which includes the materials used for music notation, such as scales and chords, and musicianship, such as sight-singing and ear training. She also has experience serving Hunter College as an assistant professor, an associate professor, and an adjunct assistant professor. Prior to her current endeavors, Dr. Thompson held the title of assistant professor at West Virginia Institute of Technology, West Virginia State College, and Virginia State University.