Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


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 […]

On October 16th, the second EdD virtual social event brought students together for “Game Night,” which included several rounds of Pictionary. This event was hosted by the program’s graduate assistants to provide entertaining opportunities for the EdD students and alumni to get connected and have fun with their colleagues during these challenging and difficult times. […]

Dr. Jason Suby, a 2019 graduate of the EdD in KIN program, recently presented his dissertation research virtually at the SHAPE America National Convention. Jason was originally accepted to present orally at the conference, but due to COVID-19, SHAPE asked presenters to provide an oral PowerPoint presentation that could be viewed virtually and widely disseminated.  […]

Dr. DeAnne Brooks held a “Scholar Strike for Racial Justice” on September 9, 2020 for Kinesiology students, faculty, and staff. She used the article “The Way We Never Were: Postracial Kinesiology in America” (Smith & Jamieson, 2017) to guide the discussion. Thank you, Dr. Brooks, for a very insightful session!