Kinesiology Department Faculty

Department chair: Ellen Whale | Contact info


Steve DeVries, Professor Kinesiology, teaches a range of courses in kinesiology including Exercise Psychology, Motor Learning, Psychology of Sport, Sports in American Society, and Coaching Endorsement or Authorization. Ph.D. in Sport Psychology, The University of Iowa; M.A. in Sport Psychology, Mankato State University; B.A. in Political Science, The University of Iowa

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Steve DeVries

Ellen Whale, Professor Kinesiology, teaches a range of courses in kinesiology including Foundations of Physical Education, Ancient Greek Athletics, and Women and Sports. She also teaches a variety of Lifetime Fitness and Wellness courses, as well as methods courses in physical education, team and dual sports, and individual sports and wellness activities. She is certified as an ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor. M.S., Eastern Illinois University; B.S., Illinois State University

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Ellen Whale


Kristi MeyerVisiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, teaches a range of courses in kinesiology including Systems Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Anatomy, Exercise Testing and Prescription, and Exercise and Disease. She is an APTA certified specialist in sports physical therapy, and a certified athletic trainer. D.P.T., University of Minnesota; B.A., Cornell College.

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