Faculty


Karen Francis

Department Chair
(415) 422-6265

Karen Francis, PhD, is a professor and co-chair in the Kinesiology Department at the University of San Francisco. She teaches courses in the areas of...

Education:

PhD, The University of Texas

Courses:

Intercollegiate Sports, Motor Learning, Neuroscience, Professional Practicum, Directed Study

Shannon Siegel

Department Chair

Shannon Siegel, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of San Francisco. She teaches courses in the areas...

Education:

PhD, Michigan State University

Courses:

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness , Laboratory, Introduction to Kinesiology, Measurement and Statistics, Special Topics in KIN, Motor Development, Motor Learning

Stephanie Cooper

Assistant Professor

She is interested in determining the optimal exercise dose and mode for eliciting the greatest improvements in anxiety, mood, and cognition.

Education:

PhD, University of Georgia

Expertise:

The acute and chronic effects of exercise on mental health

Courses:

Introduction to Kinesiology, Measurement and Statistics, Physical Activity and Aging, Professional Practicum

Jacob Havenar

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2556

Jacob Havenar, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology Department at the University of San Francisco. He teaches courses in the areas of...

Education:

PhD, Arizona State University

Courses:

FYS: First-Year Seminar, Introduction to Kinesiology, Measurement and Statistics, Anatomical Kinesiology, Exercise Program Design, Sport, Culture & Society

Gerwyn Hughes

Assistant Professor

Gerwyn Hughes, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology Department at the University of San Francisco. He teaches courses in Biomechanics...

Education:

PhD, Swansea University

Courses:

Measurement and Statistics, Anatomical Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Laboratory, Professional Practicum

Diana Lattimore

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2141

Diana Lattimore, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Kinesiology Department at the University of San Francisco. She teaches Exercise Psychology,...

Education:

PhD, The University of South Carolina

Courses:

Directed Study, Introduction to Kinesiology, Sport & Exercise Psychology, Exercise and Health Promotion, Exercise and Healthy Kids, Professional Practicum

Julia Orri

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2331

Julia Orri, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Kinesiology Department at the University of San Francisco. She teaches Exercise and Disease...

Education:

PhD, The University of New Mexico

Courses:

Intercollegiate Sports, Introduction to Kinesiology, Measurement and Statistics, Anatomical Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Laboratory, Exercise & Disease Prevention

Christian Thompson

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5270

Christian J. Thompson, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of San Francisco and the owner of Thompson...

Education:

PhD, University of Kansas

Courses:

Introduction to Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Laboratory, Physical Activity and Aging, Nutrition for Exer & Health, Special Topics in KIN, Directed Study, Research Seminar

Contact Info

Department of Kinesiology

Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Harney Science Center 116 (415) 422-6615 (415) 422-6040