Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

KIN Faculty, Dr. Erin Reifsteck, Awarded The Dorothy V. Harris Memorial Award

At the recent Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) National Conference, KIN faculty, Dr. Erin Reifsteck was awarded the Dorothy V. Harris Memorial Award. “The Dorothy V. Harris Memorial Award acknowledges the distinguished contributions of Dr. Dot Harris (1931-1991) to sport psychology by recognizing the efforts of a current AASP scholar/practitioner in the early stage of their scientific and/or professional career.” The recipient of the award must meet the following criteria: Received a doctoral degree no more than 7 years prior to nomination; Made significant contributions to AASP through presentations, publications, and/or involvement on committees; and Demonstrated a record of scholarship that clearly establishes the individual as a leading scholar/practitioner when compared to a group of people at similar stages in their careers. 

There are strong connections between Dr. Reifsteck and Dorothy V. Harris. Both Dr. Reifsteck and Dorothy V. Harris earned their Master’s Degree at UNC Greensboro. Dr. Reifsteck then went on to earn her doctorate at UNCG in Sport and Exercise Psychology. 

Congratulations Dr. Reifsteck! Dr. Reifsteck is an assistant professor at UNC Greensboro and teaches and advises in the EdD in KIN program. 

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