Angela Lumpkin

angelalumpkin Angela Lumpkin is a professor and the Department Chair in the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University. She previously served as Dean of the School of Education and a professor in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas, Dean of the College of Education at State University of West Georgia, Head of the Department of Physical Education at North Carolina State University, as well as Chair of the North Carolina State Faculty Senate, and professor of physical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also served as women’s basketball coach at the University of North Carolina. She holds a B.S.E. from the University of Arkansas, M.A. and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, and a M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Angela is the author of 23 books, including Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies currently in its ninth edition, Practical Ethics in Sport Management with two colleagues, Sport Ethics: Applications for Fair Play published in three editions with two colleagues, and Modern Sports Ethics: A Reference Handbook, written for a public audience. She has written 11 book chapters, published over 70 refereed manuscripts, and delivered 24 invited lectures and over 170 professional conference presentations. She has served as President of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and President of the North Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She currently serves as Vice President for Awards and Fellowships for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and president of the Texas Tech University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi.

Among the recognitions she has received are the Honor Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, selection as an American Council on Education Fellow, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Gene A. Budig Teaching Professor in the School of Education at the University of Kansas, Gene A. Budig Writing Professor at the University of Kansas, and recipient of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine presented by Governor James B. Hunt of North Carolina for contributions to the physical fitness and health of North Carolinians.

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