Graduate Students - Student Directory


M.S./PH.D. – ATHLETIC TRAINING

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grad student Name: Kelly Cich

Hometown: Grand Island, NY

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Brown-Crowell

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS Athletic Training & BS Kinesiology, Michigan State University

Email: cichkell@uga.edu

 Megan Cochran Name: Megan Cochran

Hometown: Panama City, FL

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Cathy Brown Crowell

Previous Degrees: B.S. in Athletic Training, University of South Florida

Aimee Gilbert Name: Aimee Gilbert

Hometown: Pinson, AL

Degree Objective: MS non-thesis Kinesiology

Adviser: Cathleen Brown- Crowell

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: University of Alabama major in Athletic Training minor in Nutrition

Email: agilbert@sports.uga.edu

Cassie Hodgson Name: Cassie Hodgson

Hometown: Castine, ME

Degree Objective: MS

Adviser: Dr. Cathleen Brown

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BS Kinesiology: Athletic Training, University of Maine

Email: hodgsonc@uga.edu

grad student Yolanda Lawrence

Hometown: Miami, FL

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Cathleen Brown Crowell

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Athletic Training, University of Florida

Email: ylaw03@uga.edu

Joe Luzinski Name: Joe Luzenski

Hometown: Milford, MichiganDegree Objective: MS

Adviser: Dr. Cathy Brown Crowell

Previous Degrees, Major, Institution: BS Athletic Training, Michigan State University

Email: luzenski@uga.edu

grad student Tara Martin

Hometown: Grayslake, IL

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Cathleen Brown Crowell

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Athletic Training, University of Pittsburgh

Email: tara11@uga.edu

Dysart photo Eric Merritt

Hometown: Kersey, PA

Degree Objective: MS

Adviser: Dr. Julianne Schmidt

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S. Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University

Email: emerritt@uga.ed

Dysart photo Jessica R Miles

Hometown: Snellville, GA

Degree Objective Ph.D.

Advisor: Michael Ferrara

Previous Degree/major: B.S.Ed. Athletic Training, M.S. Physical Education

Email: jdysart@uga.edu

 Ryan Payne Name: Ryan Payne

Hometown:Daytona Beach, FL

Degree Objective: MS Athletic Training

Advisor: Dr. Cathy Brown Crowell

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Biology / Pre-Physical Therapy & B.S. Athletic Training Florida Southern College

Email: Rpayne24@uga.edu

Taylor Payne Name: Taylor Payne

Hometown: Gadsden, AL

Degree Objective: Masters in Kinesiology with concentration in athletic training

Adviser: Cathy Brown Crowell

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BS in Athletic Training-University of Alabama

Email: tcpayne@uga.edu

Jade Schmitt Name: Jade Schmitt

Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Cathleen Brown-Crowell

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BS Athletic Training, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Email: jals13@uga.edu

grad student Jonyshia Scruggs

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Cathleen Brown Crowell

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Athletic Training, SUNY Courtland

Email: scruj@uga.edu

Trina-Topping Name: Trina Topping

Hometown: Fairfield, VA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Cathleen Brown Crowell

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS Athletic Training, West Virginia University

Email: ttopping@uga.edu

M.S./PH.D. – BIOMECHANICS

Ko Photo Jupil (JP) Ko

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Degree Objective: PhD

Adviser: Dr. Brown

Previous Degree: BS Athletic Training

Email: jpko@uga.edu

Kakar photo Name: Rumit Singh Kakar

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Degree Objective: PhD

Adviser: Dr. Kathy Simpson

Previous Degree/major: Bachelor of Physical Therapy

Email: rumit@uga.edu

jayma lallathin photo Jayma Lallathin

Hometown: Anderson, IN

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Kathy Simpson

Previous Degrees: B.A. Movement & Sport Science; M.S. Exercise Science (Biomechanics)

Email: lallathinj@gmail.com

 Grad student Li Name: Yumeng Li

Hometown: Shenyang, China

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Kathy Simpson

Previous Degrees/major, institution: B.S.Ed. , Kinesiology, Beijing Sport University; MS in biomechanics, University of Manitoba.

Email: yumengli@uga.edu

A rosen photo Name: Adam Rosen

Hometown: Edison, NJ

Degree Objective: PhD with specialization in Athletic Training/Biomechanics

Adviser: Dr. Brown-Crowell

Previous Degree/major: MS in Exercise Science with a concentration in Motor Control, BS in Athletic Training

Email: abr@ug.aedu

Walker Pic Name: Marika Walker

Hometown: Bowie, MD

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Kathy Simpson

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S. in Textile Engineering, North Carolina State University M.S in Textile Engineering, North Carolina State University

Email: mawalk89@uga.edu

M.S. – CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

grad student Catherine Beck

Hometown: Suwanee, GA

Degree Objective: M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Dietetics, UGA

Email: catherinebeck313@gmail.com

 Grad Student Clark Name: Will Clark

Hometown: Greenville, NC

Advisor: Dr. Robert Pritchett

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS, Health and Fitness Specialist, East Carolina University

Email: Clarkw14@uga.edu

grad student Erik LeRoy

Hometown: Kings Park, New York

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Robert Pritchett

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Exercise Science; SUNY Cortland

Email: erikl39@hotmail.com

Sasha McBurse Name: Sasha McBurse

Hometown: Cochran, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Institution: B.S. in Ed. in Exercise Science and Wellness, Georgia Southwestern State University

Email:smcburse@uga.edu

grad student Susanna McKee

Hometown: Statesboro, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Kinesiology & Health Promotion,Charleston Southern University

Email: smckee@uga.edu

 Julian Pisczak Name: Julian Pisczak

Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degrees, Institution: Exercise & Sport Science, University of Georgia

Email: jpiscza2@uga.edu

 Grad Student Thelen Name: Jason Thelen

Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Pritchett

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S., Exercise & Health Science, Kennesaw State University

Email: jthelen@uga.edu

M.S./PH.D. – EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

grad student Rachelle Acitelli

Hometown: Weddington, NC

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS in Exercise Science/Psychology at UNC-CH, MS in Kinesiology at UGA

Email: rach1@uga.edu

Erickson photo Name: Melissa Erickson

Hometown: Augusta, Georiga

Degree Objective:

PhD Exercise Physiology

Adviser: Kevin McCully

Previous Degree/Major: B.S. in Biology

Email: melissa9@uga.edu

M Fedewa photo Name: Michael Fedewa

Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, MI

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Adviser: Dr. Evans

Previous Degree(s)/Major(s): B.S. Kinesiology;

M.A. Exercise Physiology

Email: fedew1mv@uga.edu

grad student Eric Freese

Hometown: Washington, IL

Degree Objective: PhD.

Advisor: Kirk Cureton

Previous Degree(s)/Major(s): BS, Kinesiology, University of Illinois; MS, Kinesiology, University of Georgia

Email: efreese2@uga.edu

grad student Liz Hathaway

Hometown: Statesboro, GA

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Michael Schmidt

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: M.Ed. in Kinesiology (Human Performance) from Georgia College, M.P.H. (Community Health) from Georgia Southern University, B.B.A. in Economics and B.S.Ed. in Sports Studies from the University of Georgia

Email: lizhath@uga.edu

grad student Simon Higgins

Hometown: Normanton, West Yorkshire, England

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, Leeds Metropolitan University

Email: SH@UGA.EDU

grad student Kelsey Lyon

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Degree Objective: M.S.

Advisor: Dr. Michael Schmidt

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Kinesiology & Health, Miami University of Ohio

Email: klyon@uga.edu

grad student Lauren Peterson

Hometown: Twinsburg, OH

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Exercise Science, Miami University

Email: PETERSL5@uga.edu

grad student Kristine Polley

Hometown: Marietta, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Kevin McCully

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Exercise Science, Florida State University

Email: kpolley@uga.edu

 Mary Ann Reynolds Name: Mary Ann Reynolds

Hometown: Mobile, AL

Degree Objective: Masters of Exercise Physiology

Advisor: Dr. Kevin McCully

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S. Exercise Science, Auburn University

Email: mar0006@uga.edu

Michael Southern Name: Michael Southern

Hometown: Greenville, SC

Advisor: Kevin McCullyDegree Objective: M.S.

Previous Degree/Major: B. S., Health Promotion and Wellness

Email: wmsouth@uga.edu

Chad Straight Name: Chad Straight

Hometown: Narragansett, RI

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Adviser: Dr. Evans

Previous Degrees/major: BS and MS in Kinesiology,

University of Rhode Island

Email: chad1419@uga.edu

grad student Meynard John L. Toledo

Hometown: Iloilo, Philippines

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Michael Schmidt

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS in Nursing/West Visayas State University

Email: mjtoledo@uga.edu

 Carlos Torres Name: Carlos X. Torres

Hometown: Guayanilla, Puerto Rico

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BA in Physical Education, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez; MS in Human Movement, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

Email: carloata@uga.edu

grad student Kelly Turek

Hometown: Novi, MI

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Kinesiology, Michigan State University; M.S. Health and Physical Activity, University of Pittsburgh

Email: katurek@uga.edu

 Christie Ward Name: Christie L. Ward-Ritacco

Hometown: Westerly, RI

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S. Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, M.S. Exercise Science, University of Rhode Island

Email: ward33@uga.edu

grad student pic Hui-Ju Young

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Kevin McCully

Degree(s)/Major(s): B.S.Ed. Exercise & Sport Science

Email: zoey@uga.edu

M.S./PH.D. – EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY

grad student Stephanie Cooper

Hometown: Overland Park, Kansas

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Phil Tomporowski

Degree(s)/Major(s): B.A., B.S. Sports Medicine

Email: SLCooper@uga.edu

Katie Fritz Name: Katie Fritz

Hometown: Emerson, IA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Patrick O’Connor

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Kinesiology, Iowa State University

E-mail:kmfritz@uga.edu

Jake Lindheimer Name: Jacob Lindheimer

Hometown: Lewisville, NC

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Adviser: Patrick O’Connor

Previous Degree: Master of Arts General/Experimental Psychology

Email: jakel@uga.edu

Bryan photo Name: Bryan Loy

Hometown: Oxford, Ohio

Degree Objective: PhD in Exercise Psychology

Adviser: Dr. O’Connor

Previous Degree/major: MS in Kinesiology (concentration in Sport and Exercise Psychology) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, BA from The College of Wooster (psychology major)

Email: bloy@uga.edu

grad student Derek Monroe

Hometown: Aurora, OH

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Rod Dishman

Previous Degree: B.A. Psychobiology

Email: dmon@uga.edu

grad student Michelle Okumura

Hometown: Sandy, UT

Degree objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Dr. Tomporowski

Degree(s)/Major(s): B.S., Zoology; M.A., Exercise Science

Email: michoki@uga.edu

Daniel Pendleton Name: Daniel Pendleton

Hometown: Louisville, CO

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Phil Tomporowski

Previous Degrees: B.S. in Exercise Science & Psychology, Colorado State University; M.S. Exercise Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Email: dannyp@uga.edu

grad student Kathryn Wilson

Hometown: Amissville, VA

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Rod Dishman

Degree(s)/Major(s): M.S. Exercise and Sport Science; B.S. Kinesiology

Email: wilsonka@uga.edu

M.S./PH.D. – MOTOR BEHAVIOR

grad student Manuela Barna

Hometown: Brasov, Romania

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Adviser: Mike Horvat

Degrees Majors: B.S., Physical Education and Sport; M.Ed., Physical Education and Kinesiology; M.Ed. Sport Management.

Email: cbarna@uga.edu

grad student Kathy Carter

Hometown: Athens, GA

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Mike Horvat

Degree(s)/Major(s): B.S., Home Ec & Consumer Ser

M.B.A., Business Administration

Email: kathy44@uga.edu

grad student Ashley Eason

Hometown: Duluth, GA

Degree Objective: MS (Non-thesis)

Advisor: Michael Horvat

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS Exercise Science, Georgia State University

Email: adeason@uga.edu

grad student Hyoung Jin Park

Hometown: Seoul, Korea

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Mike Horvat

Previous Degrees: B.P.E. Special Physical Education; M.P.E. Physical Education

Email: hjpark79@uga.edu

Courtney Richards Name: Courtney Richards

Hometown: Marietta, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Michael Horvat

Previous Degrees/Institution: B.S. Exercise and Health Science, Kennesaw State University

Email: cmrichards102@gmail.com

Monica Sakalik Name: Monica Sakalik

Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Phil Tomporowski

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S.Ed., Exercise and Sports Science, UGA

Email: saka1990@uga.edu

grad student Joel Seedman

Hometown: Salinas, CA

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Michael Horvat

Degree(s)/Major(s): B.S. Exercise Science, M.S. Applied Sport Science

Email: jdseedma@uga.edu

M.S./PH.D. – SPORT MANAGEMENT AND POLICY

Abdulai Name: Lukman Abdulai

Hometown: Calumet City, IL

Degree Objective: MS

Advisory: Dr. Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: University of Illinois, BS Sport Management

Email: abdulai2@illinois.edu

Will Abney Name: Will Abney

Hometown: Tifton, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.A./Latin, Mercer Univ; Master of Divinity, Mercer Univ; M.A./French, UGA; Ph.D./ Comparative Literature (in progress), UGA

Email: william.m.abney@gmail.com

grad student Adrianna Archie

Hometown: Wuerzburg, Germany

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. in Healthcare Management, Florida A & M University

Email: aarchie@uga.edu

grad student Emma Ariyo

Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Chepyator-Thomson

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: MBA – Marketing & Management, University of Bridgeport

Email: eariyo@uga.edu

 Ashley R. Baker Name: Ashley R. Baker

Hometown: Pontiac, Michigan

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Billy Hawkins

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: M.Ed. Sport Administration, Bowling Green State University

Email: abaker@uga.edu

grad student Dusty Bennett

Hometown: Tyrone, GA

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: M.S. Sport Administration, Georgia State University

Email: dbenn12@uga.edu

 Jay Boling Name: Jay Boling

Hometown: Cumming, GA

Degree Objective: M.S.

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degrees/Institution: B.B.A in Management, Georgia College & State University

E-mail: jtbol25@uga.edu

grad student Zachary Boseman

Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.B.A., Information Systems

Email: zboseman@uga.edu

grad student Maya Branch

Hometown: Lithonia, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS Entomology, UGA

Email: Branch.maya@gmail.com

Kati Breaze Name: Caitlin Breazeal (Kati)

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Degree Objective: Sports Management & Policy

Advisor: Dr. Zhang

Previous Major/Institution: Speech Communication, UGA

Email: kbreazea@uga.edu

grad student Dymond Bush

Hometown: East Providence, Rhode Island

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Rose Chepyator-Thomson

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Sports Management, Hampton University

Email: dbush@uga.edu

grad student Kipchumba Byron

Hometown: Iten, Kenya

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Rose Chepyator-ThomsonPrevious Degree: B.Ed. Arts

Email: byronk@uga.edu

grad student Jamie Childers

Hometown: Mount Pleasant, SC

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Finance, Coastal Carolina University

Email: childers.jac@gmail.com

 Meg Conley Name: Meg Conley

Hometown: Leesburg, GA

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Billy Hawkins

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BA English, University of Georgia and MS Higher Education, Florida State University

Email: uga.meg@gmail.com

grad student Richard Kyle Davis

Hometown: Macon, GA

Degree Objective: Sports Management

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS, Business Administration/Management, UGA

Email: kdav91@uga.edu

 Kara Galloway Name: Kara Galloway

Hometown: St. Augustine, FL

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S. Commerce & Business Administration; Major: Marketing; Institution: The University of Alabama

Email: kmg@uga.edu

grad student Lisa Helth

Hometown: Watkinsville, GA

Degree Objective: M.S. Sport Management

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Psychology from UGA

Email: lhelth@uga.edu

grad student Christopher Henderson

Hometown: Kennesaw, GA

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Chepyator-Thomson

Degree(s)/Major(s): B.S.Ed. Sport Studies; M.S. Physical Education & Sport Studies

Email: kodiakexpress@gmail.com

Dominique Holloman Name: Dominique Holloman

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Billy Hawkins

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: UGA: J.D.;M.Ed, Sport Studies; B.A., Sociology; B.S., Psychology

Email: holloman@uga.edu

grad student Yu-Ling Huang

Hometown: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: MS Sports and Leisure Management, National Taiwan Normal University

Email: ylhuang@uga.edu

grad student Tomas Jimenez

Hometown: Dacula, GA

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Billy Hawkins

Previous Degrees: B.A. Communication; M.S. Sports Administration

Email: tjimenez@uga.edu

grad student Charles Jones

Hometown: Frederick, Maryland

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Kevin Byon

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. in Multimedia Communication, M.S. in Sport Management – Georgia Southern University

Email: jonescw@uga.edu

Kim Photo Name: Minhong Kim

Hometown: Seoul/South Korea

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Adviser: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/major: M.S. Sport Management

Email: minong82@uga.edu/minong9980@gmail.com

 Jenifer Kimbel Name: Jenifer Kimbel

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BS, Human Performance and Sport Science, Tennessee State University

Email: jkimbel@uga.edu

Koo photo Name: Sung Keun Koo

Hometown: Seoul, S.Korea

Degree Objective: Master

Adviser: Kevin K. Byon, Ph.D.

Previous Degree/major: Bachelor / Hospitality Business

Email: koosung@uga.edu

grad student Esther Lee

Hometown: Seoul, Korea

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Billy Hawkins

Previous Degrees: B.A. Psychology; M.S.Ed. Sport Administration

Email: jooyeon@uga.edu

Y Lee photo Name: Youngmoo Lee

Hometown: Seoul South Korea

Degree Objective: MS Sport Management

Advisor: Dr. Kevin Byon

Previous Degree/major: BS Physical Education

grad student Anna Miller

Hometown: Johnson City, TN

Degree Objective: M.S.

Advisor: Billy Hawkins

Degree(s)/Major(s): B.B.A., Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance

Email: amswim@uga.edu

Min photo Name: Deulre Min (Sophia)

Hometown: Seoul, Korea

Degree Objective: Ph. D

Adviser: Dr. James J. Zhang

Previous Degree/major: MA sport education(sport marketing)

Email: sdmin@uga.edu

grad student Brian Moore

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.A. Sociology, Minor- Public Health

Email: moorebt@uga.edu

 Mark Paschal Name: Mark Paschal

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: Management and Society, UNC Chapel Hill

Email: mpaschal@uga.edu

grad student N. David Pifer

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BA in Business/Covenant College, MS in Sport Administration/Marshall University

Email: ndpifer@gmail.com

grad student Will Reynolds

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BA Communication Studies, UGA

Email: wjr26@uga.edu

 Jesse Roberts Name: Jesse Roberts

Hometown: Hampton, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S. Sport Management, UGA

Email: jrob215@uga.edu

grad student Scott Rosen

Hometown: Cary, North Carolina

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS in Business and Marketing Education, East Carolina University

Email: srosen26@uga.edu

grad student John Ruskell

Degree Obj: MS (Non-thesis)

Advisor: Billy Hawkins

Degrees Obtained: B.S.Ed., Sport Management

Email: john78@uga.edu

 Michael Terry Name: Michael Terry

Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: Journalism/UGA

Email: mterry@uga.edu

 Grad Student Threlkeld Name: Anne Threlkeld

Hometown: Oxford, MS

Degree Objective: Masters, Sports Management

Advisor: Dr. Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: Psychology, University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

Email: annecthrelkeld91@gmail.com

Ryan Turcott Name: Ryan J. Turcott

Hometown: Helena, Montana

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Rose Chepyator-Thomson

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.A. Business Administration and Political Science, Pacific University of Oregon; M.A. Education, University of La Verne

 Grad Student Binterella Name: David Vinturella

Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana

Degree Objective: PHD, Sports Management

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang Previous Degree: MS, Sports Administration – Georgia State University

E-Mail: dvinturella@aol.com

 Yetao Wang Name: Yetao Wang (Yelena)

Hometown: Shanghai, China

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BS Journalism and Communications, Shanghai Int’l Studies Univ.; MS Sport Management, IUB

Email: yetwang@uga.edu

A White photo Name: Aron White

Hometown: Columbia, MO

Degree Objective: Sport Management

Adviser: Dr. Billy Hawkins

Previous Degree/major: Business Management – UGA

Email: aronwhite81@gmail.com

H Yim photo Name: Hyong LI Yim

Hometown: Seoul, Korea

Degree Objective: PhD

Adviser: Dr. Kevin K. Byon

Previous Degree/major: B.A. in Sport and Leisure Studies, M.A. in Sport Marketing

Email: hiy0309@uga.edu

grad student Bo Zhao (Richard)

Hometown: Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, China

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Bachelor of Education/Sports Coaching, Beijing Sport University

Email: bozhao87@uga.edu

grad student Tianxin Zhou

Hometown: Beijing, China

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. James Zhang

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS, International Economics and Trade, Shanghai Jiaotong University of China

Email: zhoutianxin918@gmail.com

M.S./PH.D. – SPORT PEDAGOGY

grad student Bradley Allen

Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bryan McCullick

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Exercise Science, Ole Miss

Email: bjallen@uga.edu

A French photo Name: Aaron French

Hometown: Savannah, GA

Degree Objective: Health and PE teaching

Advisor: Dr. Bryan McCullick

Previous Degree: Sports Studies

Email: apaulf81@uga.edu

grad student David Harding

Hometown: Covington, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bryan McCullick

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS, Biology, Minor: Secondary Education w/licensure, Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)

Email: dharding@uga.edu

 Meg Inscoe Name: Meg Inscoe

Hometown: Athens, GA

Degree Objective: M.S.

Advisor: Dr. Bryan McCullick

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S.F.C.S. Child and Family Development, University of Georgia

Email: inscoe.meg@gmail.com

grad student Jeremy Lackman

Hometown: Centertown, MO

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Rose Chepyator-Thompson

Degree(s)/Major(s): BS Psychology; MS Education

Email: JeremyLackman@hotmail.com

grad student Jim McFather

Hometown: Ellaville, GA

Degree Objective: M.S.

Advisor: Dr. Bryan McCullick

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BSED Health and Physical Education, UGA

Email: jimmcfather@gmail.com

grad student Josh Shelton

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Paul Schempp

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Physical Education, Indiana University; M.S. Sport Administration and Marketing, Indiana University

Email: jjshelto@uga.edu

White photo Jeffrey Scott White

Hometown: Canyon Country, CA

Degree Objective: PhD

Advisor: Dr. Schempp

Degrees: B.A. Physical Education; M.A. Health

Email: jwhite21@uga.edu or jeffreyscottwhite@me.com

M.S. STRENGTH, CONDITIONING AND FITNESS

grad student Darryn-Cynthia “DC” Amanda

Hometown: Savannah, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Biochemistry, the University of Georgia

Email: Dca2012@uga.edu

Chelsea Barr Name: Chelsea Barr

Hometown: Deland, IL

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: Southeastern Louisiana University

Email: Clbarr89@uga.edu

grad student Ian Carroll

Hometown: North Chili, NY

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS, Health and Wellness, Canisius College

Email: carrolli@uga.edu or carrolli@canisius.edu

grad student Cheston Cullens

Hometown: Warthen, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS in Health and Physical Education, Valdosta State University

Email: clcullens@valdosta.edu

grad student Jeremy Dean

Hometown: Monroe, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Evans

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: BS.Ed. in Exercise Science, University of Georgia

Email: jldean84@uga.edu

Jake Fedewa Name: Jacob (Jake) Fedewa

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Adviser: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degrees: BS, Health Fitness in Preventative and Rehabilitative Programs, Central Michigan University

E-mail: jakefedewa@gmail.com

 Abigail Fish Name: Abigail Fish

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Degree Objective:MS

Advisor: Dr .Ted Baumgartner

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: Exercise and Sport Science, University of Georgia

Email: afish@uga.edu

Diana Girtman Name: Diana Girtman

Hometown: Statesboro, GA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: All from Georgia Southern University: Ed.D., Education

Administration; Ed.S., Education Administration; MBA; BS, Mathematics

Email: dgirtman@gmail.com

Steven Haynes Name: Steven Haynes

Hometown: Georgetown, TX

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BS Exercise Sport Science, Texas State University

Email:sh1483@uga.edu

Chris Herold Name: Chris Herold

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Michael Horvat

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: B.S.Ed., Exercise and Sport Science, UGA

Email: cherold@uga.edu

grad student Scott McDonald

Hometown: Buford, GA

Degree Objective: M.S. Strength, Conditioning, & Fitness

Advisor: Dr. Michael Horvat

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: B.S. Exercise Science, Georgia Southern University

Email: mcdott@uga.edu

Chad McField Name: Chad McField

Hometown: Long Island, NY

Degree Objective: MS

Adviser: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous degrees/majors: BS, Exercise and Sport Science, Costal Carolina University

E-mail: cmmcfiel@uga.edu

 Kelsey Jo Peasley Name: Kelsey Jo Peasley

Hometown: Burlington, Ia

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Ted Baumgartner

Previous Degrees/major, Institution: BA Health and Human Physiology, The University of Iowa

Email: kpeasley@uga.edu

grad student Rebekah Perry

Hometown: Kennesaw, GA

Degree Objective: Kinesiology-Clinical Exercise Physiology

Advisor: Dr. Robert Pritchett

Previous Degree/Major, Institution: Nutrition Consumer Foods major from UGA

Email: perry7@uga.edu

Summey Tyler Summey

Hometown: Roswell, Ga

Degree Objective: MS

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previious Degree: BS, Exercise Science, Georgia College

E-mail: tsummey7@uga.edu

 Peter Verdin Name: Peter Verdin

Hometown: Alexandria, Virginia

Advisor: Dr. Bud Cooper

Previous Degrees: B.Ed. Sport Management, UGA

Email: pverdin7@gmail.com