outreach-research Archive

Promoting diversity in engineering … by teaching students that engineering is a pro-social career path

September 6, 2019

A professor in the College of Education is collaborating with Auburn University engineering faculty to help promote student engagement in the STEM disciplines. In 2018, the National Science Foundation funded a research grant — “Framing Engineering as Community Activism for Values-Driven Engineering”– to support an interdisciplinary collaboration between three engineering professors and Dr. Joni Lakin […]

Lindner named senior fellow of AIAEE

September 4, 2019

James Lindner, a professor in the Agriscience Education program in the COE’s Department of Curriculum and Teaching, has been named as a Senior Fellow in the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE). The purpose of the Senior Fellow award is to recognize and nourish AIAEE members who have made exceptional and sustained contributions […]

Brain and Behavior Lab – Kristina Neely, Ph.D.

July 30, 2018

The Brain and Behavior Lab studies how the brain controls voluntary movements in healthy people, as well as in people with psychiatric or neurological disorders. Our work is interdisciplinary and crosses boundaries of clinical and cognitive psychology, kinesiology, and neuroscience. We use systems neuroscience techniques such as kinetic and kinematic analysis of movement, functional magnetic […]

Critical Studies Working Group

May 14, 2018

Who We Are The Critical Studies Working Group is a group of scholars at Auburn University committed to the critical analysis of education. Our critical analysis is centered on understanding cultural, institutional, and structural dynamics that create and perpetuate injustice, inequity, and oppression in education and schooling. Through our teaching, research, outreach, service, and activism, […]

Critical Studies Working Group receives University-wide award

April 26, 2018

The Critical Studies Working Group, led exclusively by College of Education faculty, primarily from the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology, has been recognized with an award from the Auburn University Office of Inclusion and Diversity. The specific recognition is the University Award for Inclusive Excellence and Diversity for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Collaboration. The Working […]

Positive Relationships and Effective Interventions Lab

December 7, 2017

The Positive Relationships and Effective Interventions Lab is a counseling psychology research group directed by Marilyn Cornish, Ph.D.  Other members of the lab range from undergraduate psychology students to doctoral students in counseling psychology.  A core interest in the lab is psychotherapy process and outcome, with interests branching out to other types of positive relationships […]

Hypertension and Vascular Health Lab – Michael Brown, Ph.D.

October 12, 2017

< KINESIOLOGY LABS Our research program focuses on hypertension, vascular health, and exercise in African Americans. Our research uses complementary human and cell models to address research questions. Specifically, we focus on elucidating the mechanisms by which changes in lifestyle factors lead to beneficial changes in both conventional and non-conventional cardiovascular disease risk factors. We […]

Sports Science Camp

January 10, 2017

The AU Sports Science Camp is an opportunity for rising 9th through 12th grade students nationwide interested in the field of health science, physical activity, and sport performance to learn about the science behind sports. This one-week, residential program provides high school students the opportunity to learn about the research and outreach initiatives in Auburn’s […]

U.S. Olympic Training Site – Expired

September 8, 2015

Auburn University’s Training Site Designation expired June 1, 2018. Please visit the Team USA website to see the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Training Centers. The Auburn University School of Kinesiology still provides scientific assessments and sport performance optimization for athletes of all ages and abilities. Please visit our Performance and Health Optimization Center page for more information. […]

Sports Medicine and Movement Lab – Gretchen Oliver, Ph.D.

<KINESIOLOGY LABS The Sports Medicine and Movement Lab studies sport biomechanics and provides evidence-based injury prevention protocols. Director Gretchen Oliver, Ph.D., FACSM, ATC, and her doctoral students specialize in kinematics, motion analysis, functional assessment, and injury prevention. Gretchen Oliver’s research focuses on injury prevention in youth, collegiate, and professional athletes, and provides strengthening, stretching, and […]

Neuromechanics Lab – JoEllen Sefton, Ph.D.

<Kinesiology Labs The Neuromechanics Research Laboratory (NuRL) and the Warrior Research Center (WRC) combine physiology, biomechanics, engineering, motor control, neurophysiology, functional movement and sports medicine to investigate the neuromuscular and physiological effects of orthopedic and neuromuscular injury with the goal of developing new prevention, treatment and rehabilitation methods. Our work is done with a focus […]

Physical Education Pedagogy – Jared Russell, Ph.D.

< KINESIOLOGY LABS In Physical Education Teacher Education, Jared Russell, Ph.D., seeks to promote diverse climates and to study the relationships among students, teachers, and interns. His research initiated with physical education diversity and has expanded to diversity in other areas. His scholarship and outreach efforts focus on issues of diversity in higher education, graduate student […]