Who You’ll Work With

Our professors in the Department of Health and Human Performance take a genuine interest in your success at and after JCSU. Their expertise in the areas of sport, health and physical education will prepare you for the future after graduation.

Published experts in their field

Faculty members in our department are constantly writing ground-breaking papers and presenting their work at conferences. As a major in our program, you’ll have various opportunities to participate in their research and contribute to their work.

Just a few of examples of their published work include:

  • “Fat Ain’t Phat: Obesity and 6th Grade Girls”
  • “Sexual orientation 101 and GLBT youth health issues”
  • “Creativity, justice & desire: Themes in Black feminist thought”
  • “Healthcare needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered youth”

Our department also boasts the author of a children’s book, titled Blossom Bee’s Golf Adventures. She is also the co-author of the personal wellness book I Don’t Mean to Smash Your Tomatoes, Honey.

Faculty Members

Indhu Gopal

Assistant Professor

BerNadette Lawson-Williams

Chairperson of the Department of Health and Human Performance/Associate Professor of Physical Education/Sport Management

Rennae Williams

Assistant Professor

Jovon Times

Adjunct Professor of Physical Education

Deborah Bailey

Assistant Professor of Education

Jeffrey Ford

Assistant Professor of Education

Patricia Smith

Adjunct Professor