Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


Congratulations to EdD in KIN faculty Dr. Michael Hemphill! He has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for early career faculty. This national award recognizes a full-time faculty member who exemplifies excellence in connecting teaching, research, and service to community engagement. Dr. Hemphill was […]

A big THANK YOU is in order for Ms. Emily Britt, the Department of Kinesiology Undergraduate Studies Coordinator. Emily is taking a position with the School of Health and Human Sciences in the Dean’s Office working with donors and alumni. Emily finished up her M.B.A. with a concentration in Marketing at UNCG this December. Her […]

On November 18th, the third EdD virtual social event brought students together for a 60-minute virtual yoga session to release “Tech Neck.” Throughout the session attendees shared thoughts about life, work, study, and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. This event was hosted by several of our 2020 cohort members (Mona, Katie, & Amanda), and provided a […]

Dr. Callie Phillips is currently the Head Volleyball Coach and an Adjunct Professor at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Since earning her doctorate degree Callie has been busy – coaching and teaching! She is managing a nationally-ranked, championship contending volleyball program and teaching a course on coaching and athletic administration at Johnson […]

Dr. Jenn Schachner is currently the Program and Operations Director at the  Timpany Center, a non-profit educational and therapeutic center that serves community members through a partnership between San José State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) and Santa Clara County. She also teaches beginning and intermediate Taekwondo for the Kinesiology Department at San Jose State University.  […]

Recently, EdD in KIN faculty and students participated in the Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s (AASP) Virtual Conference. The annual conference was held virtually October 21st-24th, 2020 and featured a variety of speakers including Brandon Marshall – former NFL all-Pro and Kara Goucher – Olympic Marathoner and World Champion Medalist. Several of our EdD students […]

This year’s departmental Halloween looked a lot different than years past. With face coverings, social distance requirements, and other safety measures, we couldn’t hold our 4th Annual Halloween Extravaganza. We did have faculty members dress up with their families, still! Check out Dr. Raisbeck and Dr. Hittinger from October 31, 2020. Don’t they look great!?

The EdD in KIN program is excited to welcome two new doctors to the ranks. Dr. Lauren Griffin and Dr. Kristi V. Johnson successfully defended their dissertations in October. The defenses were virtual, meaning that Lauren and Kristi were able to share their research with not only their committee’s, but also their peers, friends, and […]

Dr. Kimberly Clark is currently a Clinical Associate Professor, Master’s in Respiratory Care Program Director, and Department of Kinesiology Assistant Chair at UNC Charlotte.  Since earning her doctorate degree from UNCG she has been more actively involved in professional service and research activities. Kim is co-chairing two committees as a member of the American Association […]