Dept. of Kinesiology, Sports Studies & P.E.


Claude Hutto

Dr. Claude P. Hutto
Associate Professor and Chair
Forbes Arena, Room 266


Jonell Pedescleaux
Assistant Professor
Forbes Arena, Room 183

Educational Background: B.S. Health, Physical Education & Safety
M.A. Health, Physical Education & Recreation
Ed.D. Leisure, Youth & Human Services

Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pedescleaux‚s doctoral dissertation examined non-cognitive motivational factor scores of first-semester male athletes and male non-athletes as indicators of grade point average (GPA) at a Midwestern University by race and sport.

Dr. Pedescleaux‚s research interests include student motivation and academic achievement.

Recent Publications: Pending - Differences in Gender and Race of 6th Grade Science Students‚ Endocrine System Test Scores (2012)

Differences in Gender and Race of the Level of Physical Fitness of Students at Two .

Midwestern Middle Schools in the United States (2008). Journal of Physical Education & Recreation (Hong Kong), 6.

Program Effectiveness and Curriculum Competencies of the Leisure, Youth and Human Services Division at a Midwestern University: Does the Curriculum Meet the Needs of the Leisure Profession? (2007). Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 22.

  Ms. Jacci Davis
Administrative Assistant