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2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Kinesiology

 Hayward Hills Campus MapThe Department Office is located on the 1st Floor of the PE building, Room 130.
Open Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Dept. Phone: (510) 885-3061


Professor Emerita

Penny McCullagh, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin


Rebecca Beal, Ed.D. University of Northern Colorado

Paul Carpenter (Chair), Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Catherine Inouye, Ed.D. University of Northern Colorado

Rita M. Liberti, Ph.D. University of Iowa

Jeffery P. Simons, Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Associate Professors

Matthew Atencio, Ph.D. University of Wollongong (Australia)

ZáNean D. McClain, Ph.D. Oregon State University

My Phung (Jenny) O, Ph.D. University of Western Ontario (Canada)

Elizabeth (Missy) Wright, Ph.D. Michigan State University

Vanessa R. Yingling, Ph.D. University of Waterloo (Canada)

Assistant Professors

Albert Mendoza, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dal-Hyun Moon, Ph.D. Oregon State University

Jennifer Sherwood, Ph.D. Marquette University


Graduate Coordinator
  • Catherine Inouye


Mission Statement

Kinesiology is the discipline related to the scholarly study of sport, exercise and related activities from anatomical, biomechanical, developmental, physiological, psychological, sociological, philosophical and historical perspectives. Our mission is to prepare graduates who are knowledgeable, professional, and take a multidisciplinary approach to promoting physical activity.

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Kinesiology Department has to offer.

  • Center for Sport and Social Justice
  • American Kinesiology Association
  • Faculty
  • Current News
  • And more…


    Bachelor of Science

    Master of Science

    Single Subject Matter Preparation Program


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