Kevin Casebolt
Name
Kevin Casebolt
Title
Professor Physical Education

B.S., 1992, Northern Illinois University
M.Ed, 1995, University of Kansas
Ph.D., 1998, University of Kansas

Phone
(570) 422-3230
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 212

I currently teach health and wellness class, first year experience class, recreation and leisure services for individuals with disabilities, and movement activities for special populations. My scholarship primarily resides in the relationship between instructional physical activity programs (IPAP and academic success as well as the investigation of inclusionary practices to successfully include individuals with disabilities into regular physical education.

Christine Brett
Name
Christine Brett
Title
Professor of Physical Education, Department Chair, Assessment Coordinator

B.S., 1993, Russell Sage College
M.S., 1998, University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D., 2002, Ohio State University

Phone
(570) 422-3582
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 218

Courses Taught: Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Elementary Physical Education (PETE 310), Analysis of Teaching Physical Education (PETE 343), Physical Education and Instructional Strategies and Assessment (PETE 400), Movement Experiences for Secondary Grades (PETE 442), Student Teaching (PETE 440)

Mihye Jeong
Name
Mihye Jeong
Title
Associate Professor of Physical Education, Graduate Coordinator

B.S., 1993, Dong-A University
M.S., 2000, Ewha Womans University
Ph.D., 2008, University of Virginia

Phone
(570) 422-3307
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 216

Teaching Adapted Physical Education, Motor Learning and Development, Physical Conditioning and Student Teaching. Research interests in Enhancing Physical Activity Participation of Individuals with Disabilities and Teaching Students with Disabilities in General Physical Education.

Gene White
Name
Gene White
Title
Professor of Physical Education

B.S., 1975, West Chester University
M.Ed., 1980, West Chester University
Ph.D., 1999, Temple University

Phone
(570) 422-3604
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 221

Gene White is in the midst of his forty-fourth year of teaching. He is a past chair of the Physical Education Teacher Education Department at East Stroudsburg University (ESU) of Pennsylvania. Prior to ESU, he taught physical education at Wordsworth Academy, a PA state approved private school for children aged 5-21 with emotional disturbance and behavioral disorders, for twenty five years.

Peng Zhang
Name
Peng Zhang
Title
Professor of Physical Education

B.Ed., 2001, Beijing Sport University
M.Ed., 2004, Beijing Sport University
Ph.D., 2008, Ohio State University

Phone
(570) 422-3050
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 211

Dr. Zhang is currently working as an associate professor of physical education in East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. Prior to this position, Dr. Zhang received his Ph. D from the Ohio State University in 2008 and was awarded as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in the U.S. Up to date, Dr. Zhang has published more than ten manuscripts in SCI and SSCI journals including Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, BMC Public Health, and Journal of Human Sport and Exercise and he has made more than 30 presentations at international, national, and regional conferences. Dr. Zhang has been a reviewer for 11 peer-reviewed journals and conferences. As an experienced physical educator, he loves and show extensive potentials in teaching, research, and service. In 2018 Dr. Zhang received an Excellent Teaching Award by the International Chinese Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISCPAH).

Faculty Emeritus

Caroline Kuchinski (ckuchinski@esu.edu)
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., 1980, East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed., 1986, East Stroudsburg University
Ph.D., 2003, Marywood University

Suzanne Mueller (smueller@esu.edu)
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., 1969, East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed., 1973, East Stroudsburg University
Ph.D., 1997, Lehigh University

Robert Smith (bsmith@esu.edu)
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., 1973, East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed., 1985, East Stroudsburg University
Ph.D., 1998, University of Iowa

Contact Us

For more information regarding the programs offered by the department, please contact the secretary at bwhite22@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein 218
Phone:
(570) 422-3293
Fax:
(570) 422-3824 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Name
Christine Brett
Phone:
(570) 422-3582