Kinesiology and Health Studies Faculty


The Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies employs over 20 full-time faculty who are recognized as outstanding teachers and researchers in their field. Student evaluations of our department's courses and instructors are very positive, and our faculty's record of research and publication is outstanding. Honors and awards we have received include:

  • American Association for Health Education's Health Education Professional of the Year

  • Southern District AAHPERD's Young Professional Award

  • Louisiana AHPERD's Scholar Award

  • Faculty listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers

  • Southeastern Louisiana University President's Award for Excellence in Research

  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences' Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service 

Faculty have teaching responsibilities in one or two program areas in the department. For information on individual faculty, click on the person's name in the lists below.


Athletic Training

Ryan Green, Assistant Professor
Erin Kennedy, Instructor 
Chad Dufrene, Instructor
Alyssa Lyon, Lecturer
Benjamin Stewart, Lecturer




Eddie Hebert, Professor
Dan Hollander, Professor
Greg Reeves, Instructor
Bovorn Sirikul, Associate Professor
Daniel Toups, Instructor
Nancy Webb, Instructor
Daniel Anders Lecturer
Brad Borland, Lecturer
Andrew Dalton, Lecturer
Dustin Drewes, Lecturer
Jonathan Gaudin, Lecturer
John McMillan, Lecturer
Eric Templet,  Lecturer
James Winges, Lecturer
Sanichiro Yoshida, Professor (Physics Department)


Health Sciences

Diane Cole, Instructor
Evelyn DelRio, Instructor
Carrie Edwards, Instructor
Alice Gibson, Instructor
Myia Graves, Assistant Professor
Keri Larsen, Assistant Professor 
Millie Naquin, Professor
Sabita Shrestha, Assistant Professor
Ralph Wood, Professor
Wynn Gillan, Lecturer
Courtney Harrington, Lecturer
Claude Nesser, Lecturer
Michelle Woodle, Lecturer



Health and Physical Education Teacher Education

Bing Athey, Instructor
Diane Cole, Instructor
Louis Dugas, Instructor
Charlotte Humphries, Associate Professor
Valerie Altazin, Lecturer

Sport Management 

Ashley Bowers, Associate Professor
Jill Sharp, Instructor
Jason Gray, Lecturer
Chris Yandle, Lecturer


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