Thomas K. Hudson

Thomas Hudson currently serves as special assistant to the president and chief diversity officer at Jackson State University. In this role, Hudson is responsible for providing strategic leadership and support for the President’s initiatives and priorities, working closely with other senior administrators and promoting the administration of university programming, policies, and procedures. He provides direct oversight for the departments of Human Resources and General Counsel.

He previously served as chief operating officer and Equal Employment Opportunity officer/Title IX coordinator for JSU. Prior to his time at Jackson State, Hudson operated the Hudson Law Firm in Jackson, Mississippi and served as Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the Department of Homeland Security.

Hudson received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Jackson State University and juris doctor degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, American Bar Association, Magnolia Bar Association, and Hinds County Bar Association.