Graduate and Honors Research

The Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology supports both graduate and undergraduate student research. Through faculty mentorships, students are provided the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty to conduct in depth research and/or applied projects to enhance their personal and professional development.

Below is a list of faculty and their research interests.

Athletic Training

Jessica Mutchler
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1119-C
Phone: (912) 478-7400
E-mail: jmutchler@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Tamerah Hunt
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1126-A
Phone: (912) 478-8620
E-mail: thunt@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Steve PattersonSteve Patterson
Clinical Instructor of Athletic Training
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1119-B
Phone: (912) 478-8014
E-mail: spatterson@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Bryan Riemann
Professor
Office: Armstrong Campus-University Hall 154K
Phone: (912) 344-2934
Email:

Nutrition and Food Science

Food Science
Romanchick_JoelleJoelle Romanchik-Cerpovicz
Associate Professor of Nutrition and Food Science
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1128B
Phone: (912) 478-1420
E-mail: jromchik@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research and serve on thesis committees.
Community Nutrition
Amy Jo RiggsAmy Jo Riggs-Deckard
Associate Professor of Nutrition and Food Science
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2121-A
Phone: (912) 478-7753
E-mail: ajriggs@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Padmini Shankar
Professor of Nutrition and Food Science
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1124-B
Phone: (912) 478-5785
E-mail: pshankar@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

Exercise Science

Biomechanics
Barry MunkasyBarry Munkasy
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 0107-D
Phone: (912) 478-0985
E-mail: bmunkasy@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Li_LILi Li
Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 0107B
Phone: (912) 478-8015
E-mail: lili@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Bryan Riemann
Professor
Office: Armstrong Campus-University Hall 154K
Phone: (912) 344-2934
Email:
Exercise Physiology
Stephen Rossi
Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Exercise Science
Office: Statesboro Campus- Hollis Building – Room 2123A
Phone: (912) 478-8557
E-mail: srossi@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Dobson_JohnJohn Dobson
Interim Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Statesboro Campus-Hollis Building – Room 1103B
Phone: (912) 478-8541
E-mail: jdobson@georgiasouthern.edu
Gregg_Ryan (Fall 2016)Greg Ryan
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Statesboro Campus-Hollis Building – Room 2121-C
Phone: (912) 478-7427
E-mail: gryan@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Coleman_JustineJustine Coleman
Lecturer of Healthful Living and Exercise Science
Office: Statesboro Campus-Hollis Building – Room 1128-A
Phone: (912) 478-0775
E-mail: jbcoleman@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Andrew Flatt
Assistant Professor, M.S. Sports Medicine Program Coordinator
Office: Armstrong Campus-University Hall 154M
Phone: (912) 344-3150
Email:
Motor Behavior
Gavin ColquittGavin Colquitt
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2121-B
Phone: (912) 478-0889
E-mail: gcolquitt@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Kinesiology
Jody LangdonJody Langdon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building - Room 1101-B
Phone: (912) 478-5378
E-mail: jlangdon@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Bridget Melton
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1127-A
Phone: (912) 478-1973
E-mail: bmelton@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Sturges_DianaDiana Sturges
Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1103-A
Phone: (912) 478-5456
E-mail: dsturges@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research and serve on thesis committees.
Williamson_MatthewMatthew Williamson
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Herty Building – Room 0103
Phone: (912) 478-1820
E-mail: mwilliam@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Coaching
Daniel Czech, Ph.D.
Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building-Room 1104-D
Phone: (912)478-5267
E-mail: drczech@georgiasouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Charles H. Wilson, Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building - Room 1100-C
Phone: (912) 478-5882
E-mail: charleswilson@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research and serve on thesis research committees.
Jody Langdon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building - Room 1101-B
Phone: (912) 478-5378
E-mail: jlangdon@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Zwald_DrewDrew Zwald
Professor of Sport Science and Physical Education
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1100-B
Phone: (912) 478-0091
E-mail: dzwald@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Bridget Melton
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1127-A
Phone: (912) 478-1973
E-mail: bmelton@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Sport and Exercise Psychology
Daniel Czech, Ph.D.
Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building-Room 1104-D
Phone: (912)478-5267
E-mail: drczech@georgiasouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Brandonn HarrisBrandonn Harris
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1103C
Phone: (912) 478-7900
E-mail: bharris@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Physical Education
Starla McCollumStarla McCollum
Professor of Health and Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2131-C
Phone: (912) 478-5925
E-mail: mccollum@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Gavin ColquittGavin Colquitt
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2121-B
Phone: (912) 478-0889
E-mail: gcolquitt@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Tony Pritchard
Associate Professor of Pedagogy
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2118-B
Phone: (912) 478-1323
E-mail: tpritchard@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

Sport Managment

Gipson_ChristinaChristina Gipson
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1101-C
Phone: (912) 478-1101
E-mail: cgipson@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research and serve on thesis committees.
Hanna_Chris (Fall 2016)Chris Hanna
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2118-A
Phone: (912) 478-8013
E-mail: channa@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

Coaching

Daniel Czech, Ph.D.
Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building-Room 1104-D
Phone: (912)478-5267
E-mail: drczech@georgiasouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Charles H. Wilson, Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building - Room 1100-C
Phone: (912) 478-5882
E-mail: charleswilson@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research and serve on thesis research committees.
Jody Langdon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building - Room 1101-B
Phone: (912) 478-5378
E-mail: jlangdon@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.
Zwald_DrewDrew Zwald
Professor of Sport Science and Physical Education
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1100-B
Phone: (912) 478-0091
E-mail: dzwald@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Bridget Melton
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 1127-A
Phone: (912) 478-1973
E-mail: bmelton@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

*This faculty is willing to mentor honors research, serve on thesis committees and chair thesis research committees.

Physical Education

Starla McCollumStarla McCollum
Professor of Health and Kinesiology
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2131-C
Phone: (912) 478-5925
E-mail: mccollum@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Gavin ColquittGavin Colquitt
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2121-B
Phone: (912) 478-0889
E-mail: gcolquitt@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Tony Pritchard
Associate Professor of Pedagogy
Office: Hollis Building – Room 2118-B
Phone: (912) 478-1323
E-mail: tpritchard@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

Health Sciences

Health Service Administration
Human Performance/Fitness Management
Health Informatics
Paula Tillman
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences / Health Informatics, Health Informatics Program Coordinator
Office: Armstrong Campus-University Hall 154Q
Phone: (912) 344-3604
Email:
General Health Science

Last updated: 1/22/2018

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