Experts in the Field

Promoting Diversity in Kinesiology: Experts in the Field


Albert Y. Bimper Jr., Ph.D.

Expertise: Research interests included the intersections of race, sport culture and education; diversity issues in intercollegiate athletics; critical race perspectives of Black experiences in intercollegiate athletics

Contact Information:

Office: (970) 491-1179 or (970) 491-1859; Fax: (970) 491-2717


Leslee A. Fisher, PhD, AASP Fellow, AASP Certified Consultant, NBCC, LLPC

Expertise: Cultural Sport Psychology

Contact Information:

Associate Professor, Sport Psychology and Motor Behavior

Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies

336 HPER Building, 1914 Andy Holt Drive

University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN, 37996-2700


865-974-8981 (fax)


Louis Harrison Jr., Ph.D.

Expertise: The influence of race and African American racial identity on physical activity choices and performance.

Contact information:

Louis Harrison Jr.


Department of Curriculum & Instruction

The University of Texas at Austin

1912 Speedway Stop D5700

Austin, TX 78712-1293

Phone - 512-232-4785

Email -


Samuel R. Hodge, Ph.D., Professor

Expertise: Underrepresented Groups

Contact Information: Department of Human Sciences

College of Education and Human Ecology

A-254 PAES Building, 305 West 17th Avenue

The Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio 43210-1224

Office: (614) 292-8364

FAX: (614) 688-4885


NiCole R. Keith, Ph.D., FACSM

Expertise: Mentoring and Leadership Development

Contact information:

Department of Kinesiology

Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis

901 West New York Street


Indiana University Center for Aging Research

Regenstrief Institute, Incorporated

410 West 10th Street Suite 2000

Indianapolis, IN 46202

(317) 278-8438


Carole A. Oglesby, PhD, PhD


  • International sport for development and peace networks
  • Women’s international and national advocacy networks
  • Disability sport networks; especially sport for deaf and hard of hearing
  • Networks for women of color

Contact information:

23777 Mulholland Highway SP 90

Calabasas, CA 91302



Emily A. Roper, PhD

Expertise: Gender and sexual identity in sport and physical activity

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Jared Russell, Ph.D.

Expertise: Student affairs & development: recruitment and sustainability

Contact information:

301 Wire Road

School of Kinesiology

Auburn, AL 36849


Tatiana Ryba

Expertise: culture, ethnicity, gender, transnationalism

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