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.