Congratulations to Dr. Steven Waite

The kinesiology department wants to inform the Fresno Pacific University community of Steven Waite’s successful defense of his dissertation! Dr. Waite is a part-time adjunct kinesiology instructor who completed his Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance from Concordia University Chicago. His dissertation title is “Motivation to Run Boston: Comparing Motives Among Marathoners Using Motivations of Marathoners Scales.” Amy Brogan, Ed.D., assistant professor of kinesiology, served on Steven’s dissertation committee and said that the other committee members ranked him in the top 1 percent of doctoral students. His dissertation did not require any modifications! Steven is also an FPU alumni, having completed his B.A. in Kinesiology, Exercise Science with a minor in history and emphasis in coaching methods in 2013 and an M.A. in Kinesiology, Exercise Science in 2015. He has been teaching kinesiology undergraduate and degree completion courses since 2014. Please join us in celebrating this accomplishment.