Faculty

Joeseph Weir
Professor, Chair, Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences
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Joseph P. Weir, Ph.D. is currently the Chair of the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas. Dr. Weir received his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. From 1993-1995, he was a faculty member in the Applied Physiology program... more

Assistant Professor
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Jordan R. Bass, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Laboratory for the Study of Sport Management and an Assistant Professor in the Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences Department. Dr. Bass is in his first year at KU after completing his Ph.D. at The Florida State University in Tallahassee,... more

Aaron Clopton
Associate Professor
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Aaron W. Clopton, Ph.D. is in his first year as a faculty member at the University of Kansas. He is currently the program director for Sport Management and the director of the new Laboratory for the Study of Sport Management (LSSM). Under his leadership, the LSSM focuses on two main areas of... more

Andrew Fry
Professor
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Andrew Fry is currently a professor in the Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas. After obtaining his B.S in Physical Education at Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he was a captain of the wrestling team, he owned and operated a commercial fitness... more

Mary Fry
Associate Professor
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Mary Fry is an associate professor in sport and exercise psychology and is the Director of the KU Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab. Mary oversees the graduate program in sport and exercise psychology. She came to KU in 1997 after spending 13 years at the University of Memphis. Her research... more

Phillip M. Gallagher
Associate Professor
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Jerry (Leon) Greene
Associate Professor
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Leon Greene, associate professor, joined the KU faculty in the fall, 1975 with previous experience from The College of Idaho. Greene earned his doctoral degree from the University of Utah and master's and bachelor degrees from Drury University with all degrees being in physical education and... more

Trent Herda
Assistant Professor
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Trent J. Herda, Ph.D., is an assistant professor and is currently the Director of the Neuromechanics Laboratory. Dr. Herda completed his doctoral work in exercise physiology at the University of Oklahoma under the mentorship of Dr. Joel Cramer. Dr. Herda received his BS (2005) degree in... more

Susan King
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator
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Susan E. King is an associate professor of curriculum and pedagogy in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences (HSES). She joined the faculty in 1992 after completing doctoral study in Curriculum and Teaching in Physical Education at Teachers College, Columbia University in New... more

Bernie Kish
Facilities Director/Lecturer
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Dr. Bernie Kish is a Lecturer in Sport Management in the School of Education at the University of Kansas. Prior to this appointment in the Fall of 2005, he served as the first Executive Director of the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana for ten years. He also worked in the... more

Angela Lumpkin
Professor
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Angela Lumpkin is professor in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas and formerly Dean of its School of Education. She previously served as Dean of the College of Education at State University of West Georgia, Department Chair at North Carolina State... more

Sonya Satinsky
Assistant Professor
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Sonya A. Satinsky, PhD, MPH joined the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2010. She teaches courses in HSES on community health education and health behavior at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and is Courtesy Faculty in the Department... more

Phillip Vardiman
Assistant Professor
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Phillip Vardiman is an assistant professor and the clinical coordinator of the Athletic Training Education Program in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas. He began his KU appointment in 2005 after serving as an athletic trainer for the men’s and... more

PPST (Praxis) Exam Notice

 Note: effective Feb. 27, 2014, the PPST is no longer an admissions requirement for any initial licensure programs.

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KU-Van Go partnership supports young people in need Van Go, a Lawrence social service agency, and student interns from the University of Kansas use art to teach job and life skills to high-needs youth. Since the program was established in 1997, hundreds of teens in crisis have found success as they create art for the community. In 2013, Van Go and KU received the inaugural Outstanding Community & Campus Collaboration Award at the Campus Compact Heartland Conference on Civic Engagement. The award recognizes an outstanding, involved, and sustained campus--community partnership.


Why KU
  • School of Education is 12th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • HSES faculty and KU Athletics collaborate on the Research and Coaching Performance Team to study sports performance
  • Angela Lumpkin was named to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education’s Hall of Fame
  • The athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education