Jeremy S. Lackman Ph.D.
Dr. Jeremy Lackman earned a Ph.D. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy from the University of Georgia. His dissertation is titled, “Understanding Students’ Experiences of Curricular Activities in Urban High School Physical Education and Their Impact on Choices of Physical Activity in College”. Dr. Lackman completed a M.S. in Education (Physical Education) from Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY) and a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Child Health and Development from the University of Central Missouri.
After earning a Ph.D., Jeremy worked as a health teacher in public schools in Moldova, teaching in Romanian, as part of Peace Corps. Dr. Lackman then worked as a professor of health at EARTH University in Costa Rica for two years.
Born and raised on a small farm in Missouri, Jeremy went on to study abroad in Argentina, China, and England. He has traveled throughout Europe and Central America. He has appeared in music videos, movies, and TV shows including an appearance on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”. While at the University of Georgia, Jeremy enjoyed being a college mascot.
Ph.D., Kinesiology, University of Georgia
M.S., Education (Physical Education), Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY)
B.A., Psychology, University of Central Missouri
Specialty Areas: the media’s portrayal of PE teachers and Urban Physical Education.
Lackman, J., Smith, M. L., & McNeill, E. B. (2015). Freshman College Students’ Reasons for Enrolling in and Anticipated Benefits from a Basic College Physical Education Activity Course. Frontiers in Public Health, 3, 162.
Lackman, Jeremy and Chepyator-Thomson, Jepkorir Rose. (2014). Urban high school physical education: A synthesis of the literature in academic journals (2003-2013). Educational Research Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1/2, 69-90.
Lackman, J., & Imperiale-Hagerman, S. (May 15, 2014). A southern university’s basic physical education program: Gendered student choices of physical activity. GAHPERD Journal, Issue 46, Volume 1, May 15, 2014, p. 10-14.
Lackman, J. (2014, April). Female Perspectives and Experiences in Urban High School Physical Education. Poster presented at The Global Educational Forum, Athens, GA.
Turcott, R. J., Lackman, J., & Smith, M. L.. (2013). The internationalization of NCAA Men’s Division 1 “midmajor” basketball teams. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference, November 6-9, 2013, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Imperiale-Hagerman, S., & Lackman, J. (2013, April). Determinants of healthy behavior. Poster presented at The Global Educational Forum on Culture, Research and Teaching, Athens, GA.
Lackman, J. (2012, May). Male-dominated, female-dominated, and gender-neutral physical education courses at the University of Georgia. Invited lecturer for International Center for Sport Management (ICSM) joint symposium with Hanyang University (South Korea), Athens, GA.
Hsu, S. H., Lackman, J., Chepyator-Thomson, R. J., & Byron, K. (2015). Gender and Structure Format in Basic Instruction in Physical Education: A Cross-Cultural Study. Paper presented at The 2015 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Lackman, J. (2011, October). Gender equity in physical education: Implications for change. Poster presented at the National Conference on Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, Greensboro, NC.
Regional & State
Lackman, J. (2014, April). Perspectives and Experiences in Urban High School Physical Education. Poster presented at the College of Education’s Graduate Student Research Conference, Athens, GA.
Lackman, J (2012, May). Physical education enrollment of undergraduate students since 1998 at the University of Georgia: Team sports/Individual sports. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Graduate Students and PostDocs in Science Research Day Conference, Athens, GA.
Lackman, J. (2012, April). Historical gender enrollment at the University of Georgia for basic physical education courses. Poster presented at the College of Education’s Graduate Student Research Conference, Athens, GA.
Lackman, J. (2012, March). Male-dominated, female-dominated, and gender-neutral physical education courses at the University of Georgia. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference, Athens, GA.
Lackman, J. (2011, October). Gender equality in physical education: A review of the relevant literature. Paper presented at Georgia Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (GAHPERD) convention, Atlanta, GA.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (AAHPERD)
National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
Research Consortium (AAHPERD)
Outside of work, he loves to travel, read for pleasure, and play sports.