Dr. Mallory Mann

Department Chair of Kinesiology

Mallory Mann

Office Location: Olson Auditorium

  • Professional
  • Biography

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Associate Professor of Kinesiology


  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2016
  • M.S., Miami University, 2009
  • B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, 2006


Mallory initially joined the Kinesiology department on a 1.5 year appointment as a Visiting Instructor in January of 2014. Since then she completed her Ph.D. in American Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University and has continued to serve our department as a sabbatical and retirement replacement. Dr. Mann earned her M.S. in Sport Studies (Sport Behavior and Performance) from Miami University of Ohio and her B.A. in Physical Education (w/ teaching certification and a minor in Sport Psychology) from Pacific Lutheran University where she graduated Cum Laude and was also recognized as WAHPERD Major of the Year.

Dr. Mann’s academic background is in both sport psychology and sport sociology. Her scholarly interests focus on gender issues in sport as well as coaching effectiveness. She brings practical experience in both arenas having coached at Stetson University, Miami University of Ohio and Pacific Lutheran University and having worked in numerous arenas as a mental skills consultant. Dr. Mann’s academic acumen on issues related to diversity and social justice bring much needed expertise to the department and will undoubtedly serve to enhance our curriculum and our student’s education, deepen our department’s connection to the central mission of the university, and support our own growth as individuals and professionals