Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Our Faculty and Staff: Michael Hemphill

Michael Hemphill

Michael A Hemphill

Assistant Professor
351 D Coleman Building
Curriculum Vitae

About Dr. Hemphill

Michael A. Hemphill is a new Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wingate University (Wingate, NC) and a Ph.D. from Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN). Previously, he was Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston (Charleston, SC). After spending four years in Charleston, Dr. Hemphill joined the UNCG Department of Kinesiology as a new faculty member in Fall 2016 with teaching and service responsibilities in the new EdD in Kinesiology Online program.

Dr. Hemphill’s research focuses on teaching personal and social responsibility in through sport, physical activity, and physical education with specific applications to urban communities and professional development programs for physical activity providers. He has published several research articles in referred journals including Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, The Physical Educator, European Physical Education Review, Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy, and Sport, Education, and Society.Additionally, he has delivered research presentations to international, national, and regional conferences including the American Educational Research Association, SHAPE America, and the Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physique [AIESEP; International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education]. His dissertation study was recognized with the International Young Scholar Award in 2011 from AIESEP.

Classes taught

  • KIN 731 Curriculum Development

Scholarly & Professional Keywords

sport-based youth development, sport pedagogy, professional development, physical education pedagogy, teaching personal and social responsibility

Selected Publications

Hemphill, M. A. & Richards, K. A. R. (2016). “Without the academic part, it wouldn’t be squash”: Youth development in an urban squash program. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35, 263-276.

Carson, R., Richards, K. A. R., Hemphill, M. A., & Templin, T. J. (2016). Facet satisfaction of late career secondary physical education teachers. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35, 284-289.

Hemphill, M. A., Richards, K. A. R., Gaudreault, K. L., & Templin, T. J. (2015). Student perceptions of the case study method in physical education teacher education. European Physical Education Review, 21(4), 432-450.

Hemphill, M. A. (2015). Inhibitors to responsibility-based professional development with in-service teachers. The Physical Educator, 72, 288-306.

Hemphill, M. A., Templin, T. J., & Wright, P. M. (2015). Implementation and outcomes of a responsibility-based continuing professional development protocol in physical education. Sport, Education, and Society, 20(3), 398-419.

Hemphill, M. A., Richards, K. A. R., Templin, T., & Blankenship, B. (2012). A content analysis of qualitative research in the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education from 1998 to 2008. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 31, 279-287.