Pamela Kulinna

ASU at the Polytechnic Campus
7271 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Professor
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2680

Biography

Pamela Hodges Kulinna is a professor in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. She joined ASU in 2003, coming from Wayne State University where she worked for six years. 

Professor Kulinna's research focuses on changing the culture of schools to healthy and active. She studies teaching, teacher education, and curriculum as they relate to student learning outcomes. She has shared her research in more than 145 refereed professional presentations to international and national audiences, published more than 100 refereed research articles, 13 articles in refereed professional journals and several book chapters. She has been the PI on 20 research projects.

Professor Kulinna has served as the co-editor of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education and reviews for several other physical education, education and kinesiology focused journals. She is currently involved in HealthWorks: Fitness for Life Project. She and her team are in year 4 of a partnership with school personnel from six schools in Verde Valley, Arizona working to create healthy and active school cultures. Professor Kulinna is also a part of the Creating Future Faculty program at ASU. This program focuses on studying the transition from graduate student to assistant professor, and how we can best train future faculty for their roles as university teachers.

Education

  • Ph.D. Kinesiology and Sport Pedgogy, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign 
  • M.S. Physical Edication and Human Movement, University of Oregon
  • B.S. Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, University of Oregon

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Research Interests

Current Research Projects:

HealthWorks: Fitness for Life Project. Dr. Kulinna and her team are in year 4 of a partnership with school personnel from six schools in Verde Valley, Arizona who are working with us to create healthy and active school cultures.

Creating Future Faculty. Kulinna and her colleagues are studying the transition from graduate student to assistant professor and how we can best train future faculty for their roles as university teachers.

 

Publications

http://youtu.be/5njw9PzgEh8

Kulinna, P. H. (2016). School Staff Perceptions of Factors influencing Participation in a Whole-of-School Initiative Health Education Journal, 1-13. DOI: 10.1177/0017896916644099

Stylianou, M., van der Mars, H., Kulinna, P. H., Adams, M. A., Mahar, M., & Amazeen, E. (2016). Before-school Running/Walking Club and Student Physical Activity Levels: An Efficacy Study. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Online ahead of print. DOI: org/10.1080/02701367.2016.1314665

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
PPE 565Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 690Reading and Conference
PPE 692Research
DCI 784Internship
PPE 784Internship
DCI 792Research
PPE 792Research
PPE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 593Applied Project
PPE 690Reading and Conference
PPE 692Research
TEL 780Practicum
TEL 791Seminar
TEL 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 465Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 565Teaching Phys Act Concepts
TEL 780Practicum
DCI 791Seminar
TEL 791Seminar
DCI 792Research
TEL 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
TEL 780Practicum
TEL 791Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
PPE 593Applied Project
PPE 598Special Topics
PPE 690Reading and Conference
PPE 692Research
PPE 784Internship
TEL 792Research
PPE 792Research
PPE 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 465Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 565Teaching Phys Act Concepts
TEL 792Research
PPE 792Research
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
COE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 494Special Topics
PPE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
PPE 584Internship
PPE 593Applied Project
PPE 598Special Topics
PPE 690Reading and Conference
PPE 692Research
PPE 784Internship
PPE 792Research
PPE 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 465Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 565Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 584Internship
PPE 690Reading and Conference
DCI 791Seminar
PPE 792Research
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 501Intro to Resrch & Eval in Educ
PPE 690Reading and Conference
PPE 692Research
PPE 784Internship
PPE 792Research
PPE 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
PPE 593Applied Project
PPE 598Special Topics
PPE 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 365Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 494Special Topics
PPE 565Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 584Internship
PPE 598Special Topics
PPE 690Reading and Conference
PPE 692Research
PPE 784Internship
PPE 792Research
PPE 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EDP 502Introduction to Data Analysis
COE 502Introduction to Data Analysis
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PPE 310Health Literacy for Schools
KIN 493Honors Thesis
PPE 565Teaching Phys Act Concepts
PPE 690Reading and Conference
PPE 692Research
PPE 784Internship
PPE 792Research
PPE 799Dissertation

Presentations

  • Kulinna, Pamela, Cothran, D, Barkoff, K, Bell, B, Logsdon, B, Kuderick, S, Leitz, J, Watson, D, Wandel, C. Teacher Attributions and Strategies for Student Misbehavior. Annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Apr 2004).
  • McCaughtry, N, Kulinna, Pamela. The Emotional Aspects of Teacher Change. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Apr 2004).
  • McCaughtry, N, Kulinna, Pamela, Cothran, D, Martin, J. Teachers' Usage and Perceptions of EPEC Curriculum as the Starting Point for Change. Annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Apr 2004).

Service

  • Executive Committee of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus, Member (2005 - Present)
  • AERA Special Interest Group Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education, Chair-Elect (2005 - 2008)
  • Graduate Research Committee, Department of Education, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus, Mesa, AZ, Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Leadership Committee, Department of Education, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus, Mesa, AZ, Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Guest Reviewer (2004 - 2007)
  • ASU EAST COE, Member of Graduate Research Committee (2004 - 2007)
  • ASU East COE, Member of Leadership Committee (2004 - 2007)
  • Executive Committee Member for the Council on Professional Preparation for Physical Education, Executive Committee Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Search Committee for Exercise and Wellness Chair, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus, Mesa, AZ, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Carnegie Steering Committee, College of Education, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Gila River Indian Community, Arizona, Administration (2005 - 2006)
  • Mandatory Physical Education Implementation Task Force for the State of Arizona, Appointed member (2005 - 2006)
  • Search Committee for Physical Education Pedagogy Search Committee, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus, Mesa, AZ, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Arizona, Leader (2004 - 2006)
  • Committee of Review, Department of Kinesiology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Member (2003 - 2006)
  • Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, Member of Editorial Board (2003 - 2006)
  • Kinesiology, Member, Committee of Review (2003 - 2006)
  • American Educational Research Association, Reviewer of Abstracts Submitted for 2005 Convention (2004 - 2005)
  • AAHPERD Research Consortium Grant Review Committee, Grant Review Board (2003 - 2004)
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, College of Education Grievance committee (2002 - 2003)
  • two-year inservice program to improve physical education and student learning outcomes in Detroit Public Schools, Detroit, Michigan, Conductor (2001 - 2003)
  • Graduate Panel, Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Member (2000 - 2003)
  • MAHPERD and Wayne State University Workshop Planning Committee, Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Member (2000 - 2003)
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reviewer of Abstracts Submitted for 2004 Convention (2003)
  • American Educational Research Association, Chair, SIG Exceptional Paper Committee (2003)
  • American Educational Research Association, Reviewer of Abstracts Submitted for 2004 Convention (2003)
  • Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, Member of Editorial Board (2003)
  • Kinesiology, Chair, Director of Activity Program Search Committee (2003)
  • Kinesiology, Member, Committee of Review (2003)
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Guest Reviewer (2003)
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, College of Education NCATE Standard III committee (2002 - 2002)
  • Wayne State University,Detroit, MI, College of Education NCATE Steering committee (2002 - 2002)
  • Children's Sports Festival Planning Committee, Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Exit Skills Committee, Division of Physical Education, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • Physical Education Pedagogy Search Committee, Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Chair (2000 - 2001)
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, College of Education NCATE committee (2000 - 2001)
  • Facility Planning Committee, Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Member (2000 - 2000)