Contact Information

 

Dr. Kandice Porter

Department Chair

kporte21@kennesaw.edu

470-578-6216

FAX 470-578-6561

 

 

Department of Health Promotion

and Physical Education

Kennesaw State University

Convocation Center

Mail Drop 0202

1000 Chastain Road

Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

 

 

Faculty

Sean Stickney

Sean Stickney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Convocation Center 3019

phone: 470-578-6453

email: sstickn1@kennesaw.edu

fax: 470-578-6561

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

Ph.D.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Purdue University

2006

 

M.S.

Exercise and Health Science

California Polytechnic State University

2002

 

B.A.

Psychology

University of California at Santa Barbara

1999

 

Professional Experience

 

 

2007-Date

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, Kennesaw State University

 

2008-Date

Director of Academy of Mental Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at KSU

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Service Activities:

  • Panelist: Mental Health in Georgia (April 2010); sponsored by the Center for Conflict Management at KSU
  • Panelist: Body Image and Conflict (April 2010); Sponsored by the Center for Conflict Management at KSU.
  • Co- Director of KSU faculty-Student Mentoring Program (2008-Present)
  • Faculty Advisor: Exercise and Sport Science Major’s Club (2008-Present)

Current Research:

  • Stickney, S.R. and Black, D.R. (2008). Physical Self-perception, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Smoking Behavior. American Journal of Health Behavior. 32,3: 295-304.
  • Stickney, S.R., Black, D.R. and Stickney, N.L. (2009). Physical Self Perception and Intrincsic Motivation in Exercise and Physical Activity. Journal of Emotion and Motivation (In Review).
  • Stickney, S.R., Yanosky, D., Stickney, N.L. and Porter, A.H (2010). Mental Health Stigma: A Sociodemographic Comparison. Journal of Mental Health (In Progress).
  • Stickney, S.R., Yanosky, D., Stickney, N.L. (2010) Physical Attractivity and Response Bias in Popular Culture. Body Image. (In progress)

 

Professional Interests

 

 

Behavioral and Physical Activity Epidemiology

Mental Health Promotion

Health Psychology

Gerontology

Body Image and Health Behavior

The Physical Self and Motivation

 

Teaching Responsibilities

HPS 1000 – Fitness for Living
HPS 3300 – Personal Health Behaviors

HPS 3850 – Health Promotion and Program Planning