Geraldine Lauro, EdD, University of San Francisco (1992) is an emeritus professor in the Kinesiology Department who began teaching in the department in 1970. She taught Foundations of Exercise and Sport Science, Motor Development Across the Lifespan, Elementary School Physical Education Curriculum and Instruction, and other courses that prepared students for a physical education teaching credential program. She was the Coordinator for the Kinesiology Department's physical activity program. Having taught individual activity classes for many years she taught the department's golf class. Women's physical activity participation, patterns, and adherence issues are of particular interest to her. She is a member of WSPECW, AAHPERD, CAHPERD, and NASPSPA.