Brian Culp examines inequity and reasons for participation in physical activity, play and sport in communities.
Central to his scholarship is a focus on semiotics, archetypes, cross-cultural communication, social justice, physical environments and organizational change. In addition to creating and facilitating opportunities for students to participate in research and civic engagement, he has helped design student supervised community based and funded intergenerational programing for various populations.
Dr. Culp has been involved with groups such as SHAPE America, NASPE, Physical Education Health Education Canada, The Centers for Disease Control, and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in policy development for active living through physical education. A recipient of several awards for his efforts, Culp has been a Fulbright Scholar in Montreal, Canada and was selected as the Delphine Hanna Lecturer by the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) and awarded the E.B. Henderson Award Recipient by Shape America. In January 2019, Dr. Culp became the 34th NAKHE Fellow inducted into the organization. He is the youngest inductee to receive this designation.
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