Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education

 

Faculty

 

Dr. Claude P. Hutto
Associate Professor and Chair
Forbes Arena, Room 266
470-639-0329 
claude.hutto@morehouse.edu

Dr. Claude Hutto is associate professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College. His published research and interests include college student retention; increasing college students’ application and acceptance rates into graduate/professional schools; and the relationship between student retention and student services with a special comparative interest in African American student retention at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and traditionally white institutions (TWIs). 
 
Billette Owens-Ashford
Teaching Fellow
Forbes Arena, Office Suite 186
470-639-0670 
 
Billette Owens-Ashford is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Kinesiology, Physical Education and Sport studies at Morehouse College. Prior to teaching at Morehouse College, she served the Atlanta Public School (APS) district for 32 years in various capacities before retiring in 2012.
Michael Douglas, M.S. AT ITAT NASM
Teaching Fellow
Forbes Arena, Office Suite 186
470-639-0251
 
Michael Douglas M.S. AT ITAT NASM is a Teaching fellow in the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College. His research and interests include Fibular head repositioning technique and Mulligan Concept Mobilizations with movement (MWM); Pain reduction in patients with Chronic Ankle Instability (CAI). 
Mr. Harold Head Sr.
Adjunct Instructor
Forbes Arena, Office Suite 186
470-639-0668 
 
Mr. Harold Head is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College.  A native of Atlanta, he graduated from D. T. Howard High School and then enrolled Morehouse College where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education.  After three years in the U. S. Army, he returned to Atlanta and began a teaching career in the Atlanta Public School System which spanned a period of 35 years.  During that time he was a classroom teacher, department chairperson, and coached football, soccer, baseball, and tennis. 


 

Mr. Richard L. Lowe
Adjunct Instructor
Forbes Arena, Office Suite 186
470-639-0669 
 
Mr. Richard Lowe is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College.  After retiring from teaching and coaching in the Atlanta Public Schools (from 1973 – 1999), he began teaching at Spelman College in courses such as Contemporary Fitness, Basketball, and Bowling until 2014.  He began teaching at Morehouse in 2007, teaching Badminton/Fitness, Basketball/Fitness and Weight Training/Fitness which is his present position. 

Ms. Chavonne Shorter 
Adjunct Instructor
Forbes Arena 
 
Chavonne Shorter is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College. She attended Georgia Southern University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Her professional work experience began in Atlanta, Ga where she worked for two major hospital based wellness centers’ as a fitness technician and clinic exercise physiologist.  
 
Mr. Roderick Stubbs
Adjunct Instructor
Forbes Arena, Office Suite 186
 
Roderick Stubbs is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College. Stubbs has over 25 years of experience as an educator, coach, and administrator. A cum laude graduate of Morehouse College, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management in 1992. Stubbs had an outstanding playing career at Morehouse College playing on the 1990 basketball team that advanced to the NCAA Division II Final Four. 
Dr. Joyce L. Terrell
Adjunct Instructor
Forbes Arena, Office Suite 186
470-639-0280
 
Dr. Joyce L. Terrell, is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College. Terrell’s research interest examines the effect scientifically based methods have on nutritional habits and the health of women and children deemed nutritionally at risk secondary to low socio-economic status; social ecological influences on nutritional choices and its post-factorial effect on behaviors long-term. 

 

Staff

Administrative Assistant: Ms. Jacci Davis
Location: Forbes Arena, Suite 266
Phone: (470) 639-0280