Stephen F. Austin State University

Faculty & Staff

Berthot, Patricia, M.Ed.
Berthot, Patricia, M.Ed. - Lecturer Educational Background: Mrs. Berthot received both her B.S. in Physical Education and her M.Ed. in Physical Education from Stephen F. Austin State University. Office: HPE 205 Phone: 936.468.1567
Berthot spent 2 1/2 years at the High School level teaching Health and Physical Education classes and working as an Athletic Trainer. She then spent 13 years as an Athletic Trainer at Texas A & M. In 2004 Mrs. Berthot stepped into teaching higher education. Mrs. Berthot has a great interest in the field of Athletic Training and athletic injuries.
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Bobo, Linda, Ph.D, ATC, LAT,CES, FMS, GTM1
Bobo, Linda, Ph.D, ATC, LAT,CES, FMS, GTM1 - Professor, GATP Program Director Educational Background: Dr. Bobo completed her B.S. from Northeast Louisiana University, M.Ed. from Northwestern State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi. Research/Areas of Interest: Effective clinical instruction and the utilization of video feedback. Office: HPE Room 224A Phone: 936.468.1599
Dr. Bobo's professsional activities include serving as a sports medicine volunteer with the United States Olympic Committee and USA Tae Kwon Do and CAATE Site-Visitor for accreditation. She is a recipient of the National Athletic Trainers' Association AT Service Award and the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association in AT Excellence Award.
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Buswell, Deborah, Ph.D.
Buswell, Deborah, Ph.D. - Associate Professor Educational Background: Dr. Buswell received her doctoral degree from Texas Woman's University in Adapted and Developmental Physical Education, her M.S. degree from Baylor University in physical education, and her B.S. degree in physical education from the University of Maine. Research/Areas of Interest: Dr. Buswell's research interests include disability sports, inclusion, and teacher preparation. Office: HPE Room 228A Phone: 936.468.1661
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Cegelka, Derek, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor Educational Background: Dr. Cegelka received his B.S. in Health Science from Lock Haven University, his MPH from East Stroudsburg University and his Ph.D. in Health Education from The University of Toledo. Research/Areas of Interest: Dr. Cegelka research interests include death and dying, gerontology and sexuality education. Office: HPE 217 Phone: 936.468.2353
Davis, Troy Ph.D.
Davis, Troy Ph.D. - Interim Department Chair Educational Background: Dr. Davis received his B.A. in history from Texas Christian University. He attended graduate school at Marquette University, where he earned his M.A. and Ph.D., also in history Research/Areas of Interest: Dr. Davis's academic interest in European history, especially Irish history. He is serving the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science as interim chair during the 2016-17 academic year. Office: HPE 204 Phone: 936.468.1790
Faries, Mark D., Ph.D.
Faries, Mark D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor Educational Background: Dr. Faries received his B.S. in Kinesiology from Texas A & M, M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Baylor University, and his Ph.D. in Behavior Health from the University of Texas at Austin. Research/Areas of Interest: Self-Regulation of Physical Activity, Dietary and Weight-Control Behavior; Lifestyle Medicine Office: Education Annex; Room 105 Phone: 936.468.1817
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Goodman, David, M.Ed.
Goodman, David, M.Ed. - Lecturer, Kinesiology Program Coordinator Educational Background: Mr. Goodman received his B.S. in Physical Education from the University of Texas at Arlington. He received his M.S. in Health and Physical Education from Stephen F. Austin State University. Research/Areas of Interest: Training of Physical Education Educators. Office: HPE Room 228 B Phone: 936.468.1885

Mr. Goodman has taught Physical Education and Health for ten years in the public schools, worked seven years in Intramural Sports and Activities at Stephen F. Austin State University and coached at the collegiate level.

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Grayson, Jane, Ph.D.
Grayson, Jane, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, GATP Clinical Education Coordinator Educational Background: Dr. Grayson received her B.S. and M.A. in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin. She received a M.S. in Sports Physiotherapy and her Doctorate in Human Movement Studies from the University of Queensland (Australia). Office: HPE Room 209 Phone: 936.468.1527
Dr. Garyson taught in higher education institutions in Australia before beginning her tenure at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2013.
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Jameson, Haley, M.F.A.
Jameson, Haley, M.F.A. - Associate Professor Educational Background: BS in Theatre with Dance emphasis, minor in Kinesiology from Kansas State University, MFA in Dance from Texas Woman's University. Research/Areas of Interest: Creating balance in one's life through movement, gender equality in the work-place, and civic engagement through the arts. Office: HPE Room 210 Phone: 936.468.1755
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Jones, Eric, Ph.D.
Jones, Eric, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Director, Human Performance Lab Educational Background: Dr. Jones earned his B.S. in Fitness and Sports Medicine from Southeast Missouri State University, and both his M.A. and Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Alabama. Research/Areas of Interest: Environmental Stress, Thermoregulation, Hydration, Muscle Recovery Office: Education Annex Room 107 Phone: 936.468.1864
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Joubert, Dustin, Ph.D.
Joubert, Dustin, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor Educational Background: Dr. Joubert earned his B.S. and M.A. in Kinesiology from Sam Houston State University. He received his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from Texas A & M. Research/Areas of Interest: Endurance Exercise Performance, Blood Pressure and Vascular Health Office: Education Annex Room 104 Phone: 936.468.1380

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Rowe, James, Ph.D.
Rowe, James, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor Educational Background: Dr. Rowe received his B.S. in Kinesiology from Angelo State University, his M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Texas Christian University and his doctorate in Exercise Physiology from Texas Woman's University. Research/Areas of Interest: Dr. Rowe's research interests include the influence of diet and exercise risk factors for metabolic diseases such as heart disease and diabetics. Office: Education Annex Room 108 Phone: 936.468.7098
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Rust, DawnElla M., Ed.D.
Rust, DawnElla M., Ed.D. - Professor Educational Background: Dr. Rust received her B.S. in Community Health from Oklahoma State University, her M.S. in Health and Physical Education from Emporia State University, and her Ed.D. in Health Promotion from Oklahoma State University. Research/Areas of Interest: Dr. Rust's professional goal is to make "healthy" the easy choice through policy, environmental change, and system change. Office: HPE Room 215 Phone: 936.468.1495
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Samelson, Heather, M.F.A.
Samelson, Heather, M.F.A. - Assistant Professor Educational Background: BFA and MFA in Dance from Sam Houston State University. Research/Areas of Interest: Specializes in Modern Dance technique, in the Limon style and Choreography. Office: HPE Room 211 Phone: 936.468.1614
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Sinclair, Christina, Ph.D.
Sinclair, Christina, Ph.D. - Associate Professor Educational Background: Dr. Sinclair received her B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, M.Ed. degree from Sul Ross State University in Administration and her Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in Physical Education Curriculum and Instruction. Research/Areas of Interest: Dr. Sinclair's research interests include children's recess physical activity as well as teacher education to include teacher education, and teacher preparation and teacher professional development. Office: HPE Room 221 Phone: 936.468.1721

Dr. Sinclair has 21 years of experience as a physical educator and a teacher educator.

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Thornton, Jay, Ed.D.
Thornton, Jay, Ed.D. - Associate Professor Educational Background: Dr. Thornton earned his B.S. in Kinesiology and M.Ed. in Kinesiology from Stephen F. Austin State University. Dr. Thornton received his Ed.D. from Texas A & M Commerce in Supervision, Curriculum, and Instruction- Higher Education. Research/Areas of Interest: Promoting physical activity, teaching models and outdoor recreation. Office: HPE Room 225 Phone: 936.468.1641

Before teaching in higher education, Dr. Thornton taught in the public school system for 7 years teaching physics, physical science, physical education and coaching athletics.

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Whitehead, Todd, Ph.D.
Whitehead, Todd, Ph.D. - Associate Professor Educational Background: Dr. Whitehead received his B.S. in Exercise Science, M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Ph.D. in Applied Physiology. All three degrees were completed at the University of Southern Mississippi. Research/Areas of Interest: Ergogenic Supplements, Novel Training Techniques Office: HPE Room 216 Phone: 936.468.1462

Dr. Whitehead has 9 years teaching experience in higher education and includes Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels.

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Atherton, Andrea - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Augustine, Alder - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Allen, James - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Castledine, Brittany, M.Ed. - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Eason, Daniel, M.S. - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.4643
Fleshner, Sherri - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Graves, Del - Adjunct Faculty Office: SGA 102 Phone: 936.468.6808
Jameson, Dr. Samuel - Adjunct Faculty Office: SGA 101 Phone: 936.468.6808
Krogen-Morton, Cyndra Phone: 936.468.2142
Lammert, Joshua - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Lang, Dr Darrell - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
McDermand, Robert - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.4429
Miller, Sanford, M.Ed., ATC, LAT - Lecturer Office: HPE Room 213 Phone: 936.468.5497
Sanchez, Sarah - Adjunct Faculty Office: SGA 102 Phone: 936.468.8493
Sowell, Sally B.S. - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Stokes, Gary - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Tucker, Arrie - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Volding, Devin Ph.D - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Walton, Alicia - Adjunct Faculty Phone: 936.468.3503
Whitehead, Robyn, Ph.D. - Adjunct Faculty Office: SGA 102 Phone: 936.468.8493

Staff

Baker-Goranson, Rachel - Administrative Assistant Office: Health and Physical Education (HPE) room 204 Phone: 936.468.3503
Clasquin, Pam - Administrative Assistant Office: Health & Physical Education (HPE) Building; Room 204 Phone: 936.468.3503
Collins, Angela - Women's Locker Room Attendant Phone: 936.468.4444
Pistole, David - Manager, Equipment Room Phone: 936.468.3739
Session, Chester - Men's Locker Room Attendant Phone: 936.468.4444