Dr. Grant Hill is currently the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of Kinesiology at CSULB. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1987. He taught at the University of Southern California (1987-89), Seattle Pacific University (1989-2001), and has been at California State University, Long Beach since 2001. While at Seattle Pacific University, he served as the Chair of the Department of Physical Education for 6 years, was the Director of the Graduate Program in Physical Education, and was Chair of the Academic Senate during the 1999-2000 academic year. He also taught one period of middle school physical education (grades 7 & 8) each day in the Edmonds School District during his last eight years at Seattle Pacific University. He spent the 2006-07 academic year at The University of Utah as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Studies. He also taught Physical Education in the Seattle Public Schools and served as a high school Vice Principal for two years at King’s Jr./Sr. High School in Shoreline, Washington.
Dr. Hill’s research interests include fitness promotion, teacher preparation, and teaching methodology. He has published articles in leading Kinesiology journals including, The Physical Educator; The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; Journal of Sport and Social Issues; Sociology of Sport Journal, Interscholastic Athletic Administration; Strategies; and Perceptual Motor Skills.
Full Name: Grant Hill
Phone Number: 562 985-8856
Office Location HHS2-211
CSULB Email: Grant.Hill@csulb.edu
Position Level: Professor
Year Hired: 2001
Dept. Position(s): Associate Department Chair, Director of Graduate Programs.
KIN 157 Fitness for Living
KIN 270 Professional Practices in Public School Physical Education
KIN 457 Applied Theory of Teaching Team Sports
KIN 476 Physical Education for Elementary Teachers
KIN 525 Instructional Design in Physical Education
KIN 695 Seminar in Professional Literature
1st Degree: B.A. Nothwest University
2nd Degree: B.A. Seattle Pacific University
3rd Degree: M.Ed. Seattle Pacific University
4th Degree: Ph.D. The University of Iowa
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