Brian Culp (@culturenmotion) examines inequity and reasons for participation in physical activity, play and sport in communities. He is a full professor (2016) and interim department chair (2021) in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services at Kennesaw State University.
Central to his scholarship is a focus on culturally relevant pedagogy, semiotics, archetypes, cross-cultural communication, social justice, multicultural education, and organizational change. In addition to creating and facilitating opportunities for students to participate in research and civic engagement, he has helped design funded, community based inter-generational programming for various populations.
Dr. Culp has been involved with groups such as SHAPE America, Physical Education Health Education Canada, The Centers for Disease Control, and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. A recipient of numerous awards, Culp has been a Fulbright Scholar in Montreal, Canada and was inducted as the 34th Fellow of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education in 2019. In 2020, he delivered the 39th Dudley Allen Sargent Commemorative Lecture for the organization. Recently, he has given a talk on spatial justice for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, delivered a keynote address for the Boston Public School System and was featured on CBC Radio. He holds a current P-12 teaching license in Health and Physical Education.
You can find a current vitae here: culp-vitae-November 21