JAMES C HANNON, PhD

Curriculum Vitae

JAMES C HANNON, PhD portrait
  • Associate Professor and Chair, Kinesiology
  • Director of Sport Pedagogy and Physical Activity Assessment Laboratory, Kinesiology
  • Adjunct Professor, Kinesiology

Biography

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Master of Science, NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Science, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY A

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Mentor Award. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 02/2014
  • Inducted, Kaneland High School Hall of Fame, “Lifetime Achievement Category.”. 07/2011
  • Recipient, University of Utah, College of Health, New Investigator Award,. 07/2011

Biography

Dr. James C. Hannon is Chair and a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science.  He has previously served as the Director of Graduates Studies and the Director of the Sport Pedagogy emphasis area. He received his B.S. in Business Administration (1993) from Southern Illinois University; M.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Curriculum & Instruction (1998) from Northern Illinois University; and Ph.D. in Physical Education Teacher Education/Exercise Physiology (2004) from The Florida State University.

In the Media

  • Expert Participant, Governor Gary Herbert’s (Utah) Press Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. March 2013. Benefits of physical activity breaks for cognitive performance in children and adults. 03/2013.
  • By Wendy Leonard, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT. Article Published on November 28, 2012 – More physical activity in schools could spark an educational revolution in Utah. 11/2012.

Languages

  • English, fluent.