Physical Education

Thomas J. Templin

Thomas J. Templin is a professor and former head of the Department of Health and Kinesiology, College of Liberal Arts, at Purdue University. He also holds a courtesy appointment as a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education. He received his education at Indiana University (B.S., 1972, M.S., 1975) and at the University of Michigan (Ph.D., 1978). He has been a member of the Purdue faculty since 1977 and served as an administrator from 1988 to 2006.

Paul G. Schempp

Paul G. Schempp is a professor in the Kinesiology Department at the University of Georgia, where he directs the Sport Instruction Research Laboratory. His primary research interests are in the area of expertise development.

Ha Young Kim

Ha Young Kim is currently a doctoral student, with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction, in the Physical Education Department at West Virginia University, where he acts as both a BIP Instructor and a Graduate Teaching Assistant.

Lynn D. Housner

Lynn D. Housner is currently associate dean of the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and professor of physical education teacher education at West Virginia University, a position he has held since 1994. Lynn received his B.S. from the University of Virginia and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. While attending graduate school, Lynn taught physical education to children preschool through eighth grade at Falk Laboratory School.

Suzan F. Ayers

After three years at WVU, Dr. Ayers has joined the Pedagogy faculty at Western Michigan University, where she is now an assistant professor. Her research interests include student cognition, test and survey development, fitness education, and curriculum development. Her contributions to the professional literature include publications in peer-reviewed journals, books, and numerous presentations at the state and national levels. A recreational weight trainer, Dr. Ayers also enjoys golfing, walking, playing racquetball, reading, and working in the yard.

Kim Cameon

Professional experience includes non-profit fundraising and event planning as well as marketing, public relations and communications experience within private industry. Currently, Cameon serves as program coordinator with WVU College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences, and oversees alumni relations program initiatives and public relations-related strategic goals and objectives. Daily responsibilities include alumni relations, development, publications, presentations, event planning and serving as media liaison. She has extensive familiarity in higher education.

Shihui Chen

Shihui Chen, PhD, an associate professor at the Health and Physical Education Department at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, earned an MS in Adapted Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, and a PhD in Adapted Kinesiology from the University of New Mexico, USA.