Faculty & Staff

The Department of Kinesiology is comprised of 22 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 20 lecturers, 35+ activity instructor faculty, and 4 staff. Phone, email, and brief descriptive information are listed below. If you have program-specific questions, please contact the appropriate coordinator or manager directly.

 

Coordinators & Managers

 Dr. Theodore Butryn
 
Ted Butryn, Ph.D.
Professor
Sport Sociology & Sport Psychology 
Interim Director ISSSC
Graduate Program Coordinator 
Spartan Complex 173B
   
 Dr. Gong Chen
 
Gong Chen, Ed.D.
Professor
Physical Activity Specialist
Physical Activity Program Coordinator
Spartan Complex 109
408-924-3033
gong.chen@sjsu.edu
   
 Jessica Chin
 
Associate Professor
Research and Core Specialist 
Undergraduate Advising Manager & Acting Undergraduate Coordinator
Spartan Complex 173F
   
       
 Dr. Peggy Plato 
Peggy Plato, Ph.D.
Professor
Applied Exercise Physiology
General Education Program Coordinator
Spartan Complex 174
   
 Dr. T.S.
 
Professor
Sport & Exercise Psychology
Interim Department Chair
Spartan Complex 116
 
   
 Bethany Shifflett
 
Bethany Shifflett, Ph.D.
Professor
Psychometrics, Measurement & Evaluation 
Internship Manager
Spartan Complex 173C
   

 

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