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The Kinesiology and Public Health 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.

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

Department Contact

Kinesiology and Public Health Department 
California Polytechnic State University 
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0400 USA 
Call 805-756-2545| Text 805-242-3118| Fax 805-756-7273 

Virtual office hours at https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/96402112050 Monday through Thursday from 2:00pm–3:00pm or by appointment

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Department Chair

Name specialization Office Phone (805) Email


2022 Office Hours

Photograph of Kristine Jankovitz, Ph.D.Kristine Jankovitz, Ph.D. Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Education 43A-458E 756-2545 kjankovi@calpoly.edu MT 1:00-2:00 pm, WTh 12:00-1:00 pm on zoom


Name specialization Office Phone  (805) Email

Julia Jones

Julia Jones

Administrative Support Coordinator




Emily Kelly

Instructional Support Technician 43A-458B 756-2243 ekelly08@calpoly.edu

Eric Benson

Instructional Support Technician 

43A-458C or     


756-7525 ecbenson@calpoly.edu


Name specialization Office Phone  (805) Email Fall 2022 Office Hours
Julia Alber, Ph.D. 

Cancer prevention,  Public Health Communication

43A-367 756-1779 jmalber@calpoly.edu T 2:10-4:00pm at https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/521831183 &  & Th 12:10-1:00pm, in person
Photograph of Robert D. Clark, Ph.D.Robert D. Clark, Ph.D.

Neuromechanical basis for movement; Biomechanics and Motor Control.

43A-364 756-0285 rdclark@calpoly.edu M 2:10-3:00 pm, WF 2:10-3:30 pm at 

43A-150-C (Biomechanics)


Photograph of Don CleggDon Clegg, MS Clinical Exercise Physiology and Exercise and Aging 43A-373 756-2182 dclegg@calpoly.edu



Photograph of Steven Craig Davis, Ph.D.Steven Craig Davis, Ph.D.

Exercise and Applied Physiology

43A-353 756-2754


TTh 2:10-4:00 pm at 43A-353
Photograph of Christine Hackman, Ph.D.Christine Hackman, Ph.D.

Public Health. Health Education and Promotion

43A-372 756-1363 chackman@calpoly.edu T 1:10-2:00 pm at 43A-372 & W 8:40-11:30 am at zoom or by appt
Photograph of Kellie Green HallKellie Green Hall, Ph.D.

Motor Behavior

25-231 756-1776 kghall@calpoly.edu By appointment
Cory Greever, Ph.D. 

Exercise Physiology

43A-369 756-2103 greever@calpoly.edu TTh 1:00-3:00 pm on Zoom 
Nicole Hagobian   43A-366  756-5649 nhagobia@calpoly.edu   TTh 11:00-1:00 pm or 43A-366 https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/93208588574  
Photograph of Todd HagobianTodd Hagobian, Ph.D.

Exercise Physiology and Energy Metabolism. Obesity and Type-2 Diabetes Prevention.

43A-357 756-7511 thagobia@calpoly.edu TTh 2-4PM
Sarah Keadle,  Ph.D.

Physical activity epidemiology. Wearable sensors to measure physical behavior.

43A-370 756-1785 skeadle@calpoly.edu M 1:00-3:00 pm, Th 2:00-4:00 pm at 43A-370 and Zoom 

Adrienne Lent, DrPH 





M 2-4pm, Th 1-2pm at https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/87608068644 (contact for passcode) 
Stefanee Maurice, Ph.D.

Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sport Sociology

43A-365 756-2541 somauric@calpoly.edu MW 10:10-11:30am, Th 11:10-12pm at 43A-365 
Photograph of Camille O'Bryant.Camille O'Bryant, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Student Success, Welfare and Issues of Diversity and Inclusion, CSM. Psychosocial aspects of physical activity/sports; Multicultural issues in sport, exercise and physical activity

25-232 756-1787 cobryant@calpoly.edu By appt at www.calendly.com/cobryant 
Photograph of Suzanne Phelan, Ph.D.Suzanne Phelan, Ph.D.

Obesity Treatment and Prevention

43A-374 756-2087 sphelan@calpoly.edu TTh 11:00-12pm at 43A-374 or Zoom
Photograph of Joni RobertsJoni Roberts, DrPH CHES

Global health; Young adult sexual health; Cultural beliefs

43A-354 756-5637 jrober81@calpoly.edu W 1:00-3:00 pm at 43A-354 & F 1:00-3:00 pm zoom   
Photograph of Jafra ThomasJafra D. Thomas, Ph.D.

Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sport Sociology

43A-376 756-5636 jthoma84@calpoly.edu MW 2:30-3:00PM, Th 3-4:00PM at Campus Office
Marilyn Tseng,    Ph.D.

Health disparities and immigrant health. Public Health Nutrition.

43A-351 756-2196 mtseng@calpoly.edu M 4:15-5:45 pm on zoom, Th 11-12:30 at 43A-351, F 12:15-1:15 pm at zoom
Photograph of Alison K. Ventura, Ph.D.Alison K. Ventura, Ph.D.

Obesity Prevention during Infancy and Early Childhood; Parent-Child Interactions; Caregiver Feeding Practices

43A-371 756-5693 akventur@calpoly.edu M 4:00-5:00pm, T 3:00-4:00pm at Zoom

Part-Time Faculty

Name Office Phone  (805) Email Fall 2022 Office Hours
Avrit, Darren 43A-363

756-2545 (messages only)

davrit@calpoly.edu MW 10:00-11:00 am, TTh 11:00-12:00pm at 43A-363 or by appt
Borgard, Chris 43A-352

756-2545 (messages only)

cborgard@calpoly.edu T 12:00-1:00 pm at 43A-352
Brandstetter, Kenneth   756-2545 (messages only) kbrandst@calpoly.edu 

W 1:30-2:30 pm on zoom

ID: 688 719 6965

Cline, Melissa     mcline06@calpoly.edu MW 9:00-12:00pm, TTh 2:15-3:15pm at 43-368 or by appt
Coryell, Julia 43A-375

756-2545 (messages only)

jgcoryel@calpoly.edu By appointment 
Danks, Jane 43A-358 756-2545 (messages only) jdanks@calpoly.edu  
Davis, Jennifer   756-2545 (messages only) jdolmste@calpoly.edu


Escobedo, Krysti

43A-358   krescobe@calpoly.edu F 9:00-10:00 am on zoom 
Goldie, Steve 65-118 756-2545 (messages only) mustanglanes@gmail.com MTWTh 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Mustang Lanes
Gonzalez, Lupita 43A-375

756-2545 (messages only)

Goughnour, Alisa 43A-352

756-2545 (messages only)

agoughno@calpoly.edu By appointment
Hall, Greg 43A-352

756-2545 (messages only)

ghall@calpoly.edu By appointment
Holton, Julia 43A-375

756-2545 (messages only)


By appointment 

Hupp, Megan 43A-458 756-2545 (messages only) mhupp@calpoly.edu  
Hunter, Luna   756-2545 (messages only)  tfshort@calpoly.edu  By appointment
Iscold, Amy 43A-363 756-2545 (messages only) aiscold@calpoly.edu TTh 8:30-9:10 am and 11:00-12:00 pm at 38-127 or by appt

Johnson, Carra 


756-2545 (messages only) 


MW 10:00-12:00 pm at zoom
Johnson, Paige 43A-352

756-2545 (messages only)

pfjohnso@calpoly.edu By Appointment
Katz, Gary 43A-363 756-2545 (messages only) gmkatz@calpoly.edu  
Merlo, Beth 43A-352

756-2545 (messages only)

bmmerlo@calpoly.edu W 10-11am at zoom  
Meyer, Max 43A-352

756-2545 (messages only)

wmeyer@calpoly.edu M 5-6pm at 43-352 or 43-150 
Murray, Nancy   756-2545 (messages only)  nemurray@calpoly.edu   
Nelson, Christine 43A-355 756-5367 (messages only) cinelson@calpoly.edu T 8:30-10:30 am at zoom, Th 10:10-12pm at 43A-355
Nelson, Matthew 43A-358 756-2545 (messages only) mbnelson@calpoly.edu  
Newel, Charley   756-2545 (messages only) cnewel@calpoly.edu  By appointment
O'Hara, Christie 43A-375

756-2545 (messages only)

crohara@calpoly.edu By appointment 
Proll, Bill  


wproll@calpoly.edu T 11am-12pm at Rec Center Racquetball courts
Rydberg, Nels 375 756-2545 (messages only)  ncrydber@calpoly.edu  MW 1:30-2:30pm at 43A-375 

Samaniego, Kara

43A-188   kashmiri@calpoly.edu  
Seal, Adam 43A-368   adseal@calpoly.edu W 11:00-12:00 pm on Zoom
Sigler, Christopher 43A-352 756-2545 (messages only) jsigler@calpoly.edu By appointment 
Sorensen, Ena 43A-352

756-2545 (messages only)

sorensen@calpoly.edu WF 9:10-10:00am,  43A-375
Starnes, Heather 43A-458

756-2545 (messages only)

hstarnes@calpoly.edu By appointment 
Streder, KT 43A-375

756-2545 (messages only)

kstreder@calpoly.edu M 3:00-4:30 pm, Th 1:30-3:00 pm on zoom
Torgerson, Louise 42-205E 756-7041 ltorgers@calpoly.edu Th 9:10-10am (contact for Zoom link and passcode) 
Yassa, Laura   756-2545 (messages only)  lyassa@calpoly.edu  By appointment 

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