Instruct PEDU 1541, PEDU 1080, PETE 3100, PETE 3750, PETE 3760, PETE 2095, PETE 3740, and PEDU 2080 courses in the department. I also serve as a senator on the Faculty/Senate and several committees within the Physical Education and Recreation department.
I am a Georgia girl who has adapted to North Carolina as my home. I have been a collegiate basketball/High school coach for thirteen years. Graduated from Livingstone College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management while participating as a student-athlete on the 2000 CIAA women's basketball championship team. In 2014, the 2000 CIAA Women's Basketball team was inducted into Livingstone College Hall of Fame. In 2011, I obtained a Master of Science degree in Athletic Administration from North Carolina Central University and l will receive a Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Athletic Administration) from Northcentral University in October 2016.
Currently have a peer-reviewed journal article (along with Dr. A. Woodson-Smith and Dr. C. Dorwart) titled "Attitudes towards Physical Education from Female High School Students" which will publish in the Physical Educator in 2015. In addition, I will conclude my dissertation titled "Physical Activity Behaviors among College Students Enrolled in Lifetime Fitness Courses: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior" October 2016. The dissertation will also be published in ProQuest.
My research interests include: Attitudes of African-American student-athletes from HBCUs compared to African-American student-athletes at PWIs, Hispanic youth and physical activity behaviors, physical activity behaviors among minority youth, and the importance of athletics to minority groups.