School of Education
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
- PhD in Pedagogy at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2006
- MEd in Physical Education at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 1999
- BS in Exercise and Sport Studies at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 1997
Why I Teach
I take a hands-on approach to teaching. While it is very important to teach concepts and theories, it is crucial to put these ideas into action. By providing my students with tangible examples, I help them put their learning to the test and see firsthand what the course material really means.
I enjoy introducing learners to perspectives they may not have considered before or making them think about ideas in new ways. I love seeing the “aha” moment when a student grasps a concept. And I especially like that by teaching, I am constantly learning myself.