Tenured & Tenure-Track Faculty

The Department of Kinesiology is comprised of 21 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 16 lecturers, 35+ activity instructors, and 4 staff. Phone, email, and brief descriptive information are listed below. If you have program-specific questions, you should contact the appropriate coordinator/manager directly.


Cole Armstrong
Cole Armstrong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Sport Management
Spartan Complex 114
Dr. Stanley Butler
Associate Professor
Physical Activity & General Education
Spartan Complex 173J
Dr. Theodore Butryn
Ted Butryn, Ph.D.
Sport Sociology & Sport Psychology 
Interim Director ISSSC
Graduate Program Coordinator 
Spartan Complex 173B


Seung Ho Chang

Seung Ho Chang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Motor Development & Teacher Education
Spartan Complex 111
Dr. Gong Chen
Gong Chen, Ed.D.
Physical Activity Specialist
Physical Activity Program Coordinator
Spartan Complex 109


Jessica Chin

Associate Professor
Research and Core Specialist 
Associate Chair
Undergraduate Advising Manager
Spartan Complex 173F
Craig Cisar
Exercise Physiology & Exercise Sciences
Spartan Complex 117


David Daum

David Daum, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physical Education Teacher Education
PETE Program Director 
Spartan Complex 113
KyungMo Han
KyungMo Han, Ph.D., ATC, CSCS
Professional Athletic Training Program Director
Spartan Complex 173A


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Theodore Hayduk III, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Sport Management  
Spartan Complex 115
Areum Jensen
Assistant Professor
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Spartan Complex 175


James Kao

Assistant Professor
Biomechanics & Motor Development
Spartan Complex 173H
Jihyun Lee
Assistant Professor
Adapted Physical Education & Teacher Education
Spartan Complex 112


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Department Chair
Sport Philosophy & Cultural Studies
Spartan Complex 104
Dr. Peggy Plato
Peggy Plato, Ph.D.
Applied Exercise Physiology 
General Education Program Coordinator
Spartan Complex 174

Shirley Reekie

Sport History & Comparative Sport Studies
Spartan Complex 173K
Dr. Tamar Semerjian
Sport & Exercise Psychology Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Spartan Complex 106


Bethany Shifflett

Bethany Shifflett, Ph.D.
Psychometrics, Measurement & Evaluation 
Internship Manager
Spartan Complex 173C
Erin Siebert  
Assistant Professor
Adapted Physical Activity & Teacher Education
Spartan Complex 173D


Masaaki Tsuruike

Masaaki Tsuruike, Ph.D., ATC
Associate Professor
Athletic Training
Graduate Athletic Training Program Director
Spartan Complex 116
Emily Wughalter  
Emily Wughalter, Ed.D.
Motor Learning
Spartan Complex 166




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