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Exercise Science Faculty

Our dedicated faculty have been preparing students for professional careers for decades. We believe that every individual has the potential for greatness, and we are here to help each student achieve that potential.

Philip Anton, Associate Professor and Program Director for Exercise Science

Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Dr. Anton is an Associate Professor of Exercise Science and is Undergraduate Exercise Science Program Director. His primary focus of training and study is in the sub disciplinary area of exercise physiology and he serves as the Director of the SIUC Cancer Rehabilitation Laboratory and the Exercise Program Director for the 
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Philip Anton

Office: Davies Hall 109
Phone: (618) 453-3116
Email: panton@siu.edu

Daniel Becque, Associate Professor

Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Dr. Becque is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology specializing in exercise physiology and human biology. Dr. Becque is also the faculty advisor for the Fitness Club, a registered student organization and sport club promoting fitness and exercise.



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Office: Davies 117
Phone: (618) 453-3117
Email: mdbecque@siu.edu

Kim Gray, Instructor

Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Kim is an Instructor for the department. Her teaching duties at the undergraduate level include coursework required for exercise science, sport administration, and physical education teacher education undergraduate majors and include Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (KIN 324), Musculoskeletal Anatomy (KIN 300), and Exercise and Nutrition (KIN 381).



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Kim Gray

Office: Davies Hall 122
Phone: (618) 453-3159
Email: kagray@siu.edu 

Patrick McCowen, Assistant Lecturer

Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Patrick is an assistant lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and teaches Motor Behavior (KIN 313). Aside from teaching, Patrick works as a personal trainer and volunteers his time as a 7th and 8th grade football coach while maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle.



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Patrick McCowen

Office: Davies Hall 121
Phone: (618) 453-3115
Email: patrick.mccowen@siu.edu

Julie Partridge, Professor and Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR)

Kinesiology, Exercise Science and Sport Administration

Dr. Partridge is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for the department. Her primary focus of training and study is in the sub disciplinary area of sport and exercise psychology. She also serves as Director of the Social Psychology of Sport Laboratory.



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Julie Partridge

Office: Davies Hall 160A
Phone: (618) 453-3119
Email: jpartrid@siu.edu

Sean Quisenberry, Assistant Professor

Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Dr. Quisenberry is an Assistant Professor of Biomechanics in the School of Human Sciences. His primary focus of training is in the area of human movement and biomechanics. He is serving as the Director of the Athletic Movement and Biomechanics Laboratory.



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Sean Quisenberry

Office: Davies Hall, Room 121
Email: sean.quisenberry@siu.edu

Caleb Snyder, Assistant Lecturer

Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Caleb Snyder earned his SIUC Master's degree in 2016 in a dual program with Kinesiology and Food and Nutrition. During his studies, he was a TA for the Kinesiology department, teaching Weight Control, Walking and Jogging, Strength Training, and KIN 355f. During this time, he competed in natural bodybuilding shows around the midwest as well as the Mr. SIU competition, which he won in 2015. After graduating, he entered the job market as Head Trainer of Gold's Gym of Southern Illinois, where he managed a team of over a dozen personal trainers in two locations, and coached hundreds of people into healthier lifestyles.



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Caleb Snyder

Office: Davies Hall 115
Phone: (618) 453-
Email: csnyder90@siu.edu

Juliane Wallace, Associate Professor and Director

Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Dr. Wallace is an Associate Professor of Exercise Science and the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology. Her primary focus of training and study is in the area of cardiovascular exercise physiology. She serves as Director of the Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology Laboratory, and the Coordinator for the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology.



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Juliane Wallace

Office: Davies Hall 107
Phone: (618) 536-2431
Email: juliane@siu.edu