Dr. Roger Gardner

RogerGardnersmallDr. Roger Gardner, Professor of Kinesiology and Health Promotion
gardner@kwc.edu
(270) 852-3223
Faculty Office Building #20

 


Courses Taught

Kinesiology
KHP 4310 Sports Ethics
KHP 3310 Sociological/Psychological Aspects of Sport
KHP 3305 Philosophy of Sport
KHP 3306 Biomechanics
KHP 1201 Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness
KHP 4335 Health Ethics and Society

Philosophy Courses
PHIL 1300 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 3301 Introduction to Ethics
PHIL 3300 Topics

On-Line Courses
PHIL 3301 Introduction to Ethics
PHIL 1300 Introduction to Philosophy
KHP 1201 Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness

Research Interests

  • Neuroethics
  • Neuroscience
  • Critical Thinking

Administrative

Director – Philosophy Program

Director of Quality Enhancement Plan (2006 – Present:)
o Critical Thinking for a Lifetime; approved by SACS in 2007 (without revision); began implementation in 2008.

Organizational Memberships

  • Philosophic Society for the Study of Sports
  • American Kinesiology Association
  • Kentucky Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • National Association of Sport and Physical EducatorsFavorite Book

As always, the next book I read (right now, probably Human: The Science Behind What Makes Your Brain Unique, by Michael Gazzaniga)

Favorite Quote

“The belief that there is only one truth and that oneself is in possession of it seems to me the deepest root of all the evil that is in the world.” — Max Born

Education

Ph.D., Sports Philosophy, Purdue University
M.S., Physical Education, University of Delaware
B.S., Physical Education Studies, University of Delaware