Melinda Campbell

Melinda Campbell

Interim Dean and Professor, School of Education, Health and Human Sciences

140 Martin

(919) 760-8309


Professional biography

Dr. Campbell arrived at Meredith College in 1992.  She was instrumental in the initial development of the Exercise and Sports Science major which began in 1998 and served as K-12 Coordinator of the Health and Physical Education concentration until 2009.   She currently is a Professor of Exercise Science for the department, focusing on courses related to teaching methods, history and foundations, career development, and management.  She also serves as the Head Basketball Coach for the Avenging Angels She is a former Department Chair and former Head Coach of the Meredith Tennis team


Pedagogy: Teaching Strategies for improving self-determination in students; Motivation and Learning

Coaching and Leadership

Gender Equity Issues related to Sports Broadcasting/Marketing

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. in Physical Education Teacher Education, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
M.S. in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Indiana University
B.S. in Health and Physical Education, Gardner Webb University (K-12 NC Teaching license in Health and Physical Education; NC 9-12 Teaching license in English)

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