Specialty: Assistant professor of kinesiology
Education: B.S. and M.S. from South Dakota State. Ph.D. from South Dakota State in progress. Also certifications in Exercise Physiology and Childhood Obesity Prevention.
Hometown: Spencer, IA
Family: Parents in Spencer, IA, siblings in northwest IA.
Q: What made you decide on Loras?
A: I believe in Loras’ mission and the strong liberal arts model. Now more than ever, we need to be able to think critically and collaborate to solve problems with an interdisciplinary approach.
Q: What do you love most about the subject you teach?
A: Kinesiology is a very broad discipline, and there are many career options for graduates. I also love that kinesiology is science and research-based.
Q: What advice do you have for students taking your class?
A: Be curious. Think critically. Learn to apply what you
learn in the classroom to real life.
Q: What are you most looking forward to this year?
A: Making connections with students.