Faculty and Staff

Department Head

Dr. Gina Mabrey, PhD  Associate Professor
B.S. Exercise Science & Wellness, Jacksonville State University; M.S. Exercise Physiology, Auburn University; Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Departmental Secretary

Mrs. Pam Jumper
Phone: (256) 782-5515
Department Fax: (256) 782-5546
Office:120 Kennamer Hall


Dr. Thomas N. Anderson, Assistant Professor

B.A. Geography, Utah State University; M.A. Adventure Education, Prescott College; Ed.D., University of Idaho, Recreation

Dr. Donnie Andrews, Associate Professor

B.S., University of North Alabama; M.S., Mississippi College; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Dr. Chris M. ClarkAssistant Professor 

B.A. Kinesiology, University of Kentucky; M.A. Athletic Training, Furman University; Ed.D, Health Sciences, University of Saint Augustine

Mrs. Aubrey Crosson, Instructor

B.S. Jacksonville State University, M.S. Jacksonville State University

Ms. Lori Galloway-Cochran, Instructor

B.S. Physical Education, University of West Alabama; M.S. Physical Education, State University of West Georgia; Ed.S. Jacksonville State University

Dr. Allen Gilbert, Assistant Professor 

B.S. Recreation Administration, Jacksonville State University; M.P.A. Athletic Administration, Jacksonville State University, Ed.D. USSA.

Dr. Kory Hill, Associate Professor 

B.S. Biology, Abilene Christian University; M.S. Wellness, Colorado State University; Ph.D. Teacher Education, Florida State University

Dr. Majid S. Koozehchian, Assistant Professor

B.S. Exercise Science, Beheshti University; M.S. Exercise Science, Bu Ali Sina University; Ph.D. Kinesiology, Texas A&M University

Dr. Andrew Newton, Assistant Professor

B.S. Health and Physical Education: Exercise Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S. Health and Physical Education: Exercise Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D. Exercise Physiology, Kent State University

Dr. Reggie Overton, Professor

B.S. Business Administration, MTSU; M.S. Sport Management, USSA; MBA Executive Management, Auburn University; Ed.D Sport Management, Temple University

Dr. Margaret Pope, Professor Emeritus Faculty

B.S., University of Montevallo; M.S., University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Alabama

Mrs. Andrea Rains, Instructor

B.S. Exercise Science, Jacksonville State University; Masters in Physical Education, Jacksonville State University

Dr. Jennifer L. Savage, Assistant Professor

B.S. Athletic Training, Western Carolina University; M.S. Sports Medicine, Georgia State University; 
Ph.D. Kinesiology, Michigan State University

Dr. Roland Thornburg, Professor 

B.S.Ed. Health & Physical Education, Jacksonville State University; M.S.Ed. Health & Physical Education, Jacksonville State University; Ed.D. Physical Education, University of Southern Mississippi

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Greg Bonds, Athletic Administration
B.S. and M.S. JSU; Ed.D. USSA
Phone: (256) 782-5988
e-mail: gbonds@jsu.edu