Faculty & Staff

Department of Kinesiology

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Sean Sullivan, Ph.D.

Professor of Kinesiology
Department Chair of Kinesiology
Program Director, MS in Kinesiology
Office Phone: (951) 343-4528
E-mail: ssullivan@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus, F94

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Physical Education & Sport Management University of New Mexico 2004
M.A. Kinesiology San Diego State University 2001
B.S. Kinesiology San Diego State University 1998

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William Boyer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8152
E-mail: wboyer@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus. F88

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Kinesiology (Physical Activity Epidemiology Specialization) University of Tennessee 2017
M.S.H. Exercise Science and Chronic Disease University of North Florida 2014
B.S.H. Exercise Physiology University of North Florida 2012

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Crystal Chavez, M.S.

Visiting Professor
Director, Physical Activity Programs
Office Phone: (951) 552-8710
E-mail: cchavez@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus Inside Physical Activity Center (PAC) G123

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Kinesiology / Pedagogy California Baptist University 2008
B.S. Kinesiology / Physical Education California Baptist University 2005

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Lisa Friesen, M.S.

Assistant Professor
E-mail: lfriesen@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 478

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Exercise Physiology James Madison University 2010
B.A. Sport Science The University of the Pacific 2004

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Trevor Gillum, Ph.D.

Professor of Kinesiology
Program Director of Exercise Science
Office Phone: (951) 343-4950
E-mail: tgillum@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Sciences Campus, F89

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Exercise Physiology University of New Mexico 2010
M.S. Health, and Human Performance University of Montana 2006
B.S. Health and Exercise Science University of Oklahoma 2004

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Lauri Hauck, M.S.

Visiting Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8823
E-mail: lhauck@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Health Science, F92

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Kinesiology/Physical Education California Baptist University 2004
B.A. Liberal Studies/Kinesiology California Baptist University 2004

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Jong-Kyung Kim, Ph.D.

Professor
E-mail: jokim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Cardiovascular Physiology Wayne State School of Medicine 2004
M.A. Physiology Ball State University 1999
M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology Ball State University 1998

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Sydney Leisz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Office Phone: 951-552-8528
E-mail: sleisz@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: F90

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Sport and Exercise Science Abertay University 2021
M.S. Kinesiology- Sport Performance Point Loma Nazarene University 2017
B.A. Kinesiology- Fitness Professional Point Loma Nazarene University 2016

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Amy Miller, Dr.P.H.

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8843
E-mail: amiller@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus, F93

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Health Promotion and Education Loma Linda University 2016
M.S. Kinesiology (Fitness and Health Promotion) CSU Fullerton 2006
B.S. Kinesiology (Exercise Science) California Baptist University 2004

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Monica O'Rourke, Ph.D

Professor of Kinesiology
College of Health Science
Co-Director Ph.D. Leadership Studies Program (Interim), Ph.D. Leadership Institute Research Fellow
Office Phone: (951) 343-4267
E-mail: morourke@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Health Science

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D Health and Human Performance Middle Tennessee State University
M.S. Education California Baptist University
T.L. Teaching Licensure Tennessee Department of Education
T.C. Teaching Credential California State University, Fullerton
B.S. Kinesiology California State University, San Bernardino

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