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Kinesiology Faculty

The Kinesiology Department faculty are fully dedicated to making every student's experience at Cal Poly fulfilling, meaningful, and challenging. All faculty members have substantial industry experience and are readily available to share that experience with students for both academic and career counseling.

NOTE: Office hours are not finalized until the 2nd week of the quarter. Please contact the faculty via email or phone until office hours are posted.

Department Chair

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Kevin Taylor, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-454 // Phone: 805-756-2545

Email: jktaylor@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) and Adapted Physical Activity.

Kevin Taylor's profile




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Robert D. Clark, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-364 // Phone: 805-756-0285

Email: rdclark@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Neuromechanical basis for movement; Biomechanics and Motor Control.

Robert Clark's Profile


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Don Clegg, MS

Office: 43A-373 // Phone: 805-756-2182

Email: dclegg@calpoly.edu

Don Clegg's profile


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Steven Craig Davis, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-353 // Phone: 805-756-2754

Email: sdavis@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Exercise and Applied Physiology

Steven Craig Davis' Profile


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Kellie Green Hall, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-362 // Phone: 805-756-1786

Email: kghall@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Motor Behavior

Kellie Green Hall's Profile


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Todd Hagobian, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-369 // Phone: 805-756-7511

Email: thagobia@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Exercise Physiology and Energy Metabolism. Obesity and Type-2 Diabetes Prevention.

Todd Hagobian's profile


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David Hey, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-371 // Phone: 805-756-5693

Email: dhey@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Health Education and Weight Control

David Hey's profile


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Kristine Jankovitz, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-372 // Phone: 805-756-2534

Email: kjankovi@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Health Education

Kristine Jankovitz's profile


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Camille P. O'Bryant, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-455 // Phone: 805-756-1787

Email: cobryant@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Psychosocial aspects of physical activity and sports; Multicultural issues in sport and physical education.

Camille P. O'Bryant's profile


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Jennifer Olmstead, MS

Office: 43A-376 // Phone: 805-756-6454

Email: jdolmste@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Internship Coordination

Jennifer Olmstead's profile


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Suzanne Phelan, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-374 // Phone: 805-756-2087

Email: sphelan@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Obesity Treatment and Prevention

Suzanne Phelan's profile




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Heather Starnes, Ph.D.

Office: 43A-366

Phone: 805-756-2541

Email: hstarnes@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Physical Activity Public Health, Built Environment and Physical Activity, Assessment of Physical Activity Environments



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Alison K. Ventura, PhD

Office: 43A-371 // Phone: 805-756-5693

Email: akventur@calpoly.edu

Area of Specialization: Obesity Prevention during Infancy and Early Childhood; Parent Child Interactions

Alison K. Ventura's profile