Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Services

Stephen E. Palmer, PhD

Steve Palmer

College of Health and Human Services
Room 118
Steve.Palmer@nau.edu
Curriculum Vitae 

Education

Ph.D.

Curriculum & Instruction, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 2002
Dissertation: Effects of a Web-Based Health Intervention on Fifth Grade Children’s Physical Activity Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior

M.A.

Physical Education Pedagogy, California State University, Chico, Chico, California 1998

B.A.

Physical Education (Teaching Option), California State University, Chico, Chico, California 1994

 

Positions and Employment


2012 – Present
Associate Dean, College of Health & Human Services, Northern Arizona University

2008 - 2012

Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Health Sciences, Northern Arizona University

2007 - 2008

Associate Professor, Northern Arizona University

2001 – 2007

Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University
Public/Private School Teaching

1996 - 1998

Stonegate Year Round School - San Jose, CA (1997 – 1998)

Payne Elementary School - San Jose, CA
St. Leo the Great School - San Jose, CA


Honors & Awards

  • Teacher of the Year, NAU Department of Health Sciences 2005
  • Most Influential Faculty Member to President’s Award Recipient, Northern Arizona University 2005
  • Graduate student of the year, Department of Teaching & Learning, Virginia Tech. 2001

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications

Grants

  • Palmer, Stephen (PI), Pratt, Erica (CoPI) Native American Physical Education Practicum (NA-PEP), John and Sophie Ottens Foundation (August 1, 2014 - June 1, 2015), USD 14,000.00 Funded - In Progress Fall 2014
  • Palmer, Stephen (PI), Pratt, Erica (CoPI) Native American Physical Education Practicum (NA-PEP), Ottens Foundation (August 31, 2013 - August 31, 2013) Awarded: September 1, 2013, USD 9,900.00 Completed Summer 2014
  • Hildebrand, Kathryn (PI), Palmer, Stephen (Other) Planning & implementing standards-based curriculum and student assessment in FUSD physical education programs, U.S. Department of Education (October 1, 2004 - September 1, 2007), USD 882,564.00 Completed Fall 2007
  • Hildebrand, Kathryn (PI), Palmer, Stephen (Other) Restructuring physical education in the Flagstaff public schools: A standards-based approach, U.S. Department of Education (August 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004), USD 140,000.00 Completed Summer 2004