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Dee Ellis

Position: Assistant Professor Department: Health, Physical Education and Sports Studies

Contact Info

Office: 145C Anderson Center Phone: 336-750-3256


Dee Ellis, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Physical Education Pedagogy at Winston-Salem State University. Originally from Princeton, N.J., she has called North Carolina home for the past 15 years. The has degrees from the University of Colorado, West Virginia University and the University of South Carolina. Her interests for research include student learning and energy matrixes.

Dr. Ellis has worked in many areas of physical education, including: teacher, coach, professor, supervisor, curriculum writer and administrator. Formally a volleyball enthusiast, she states she has "evolved" to walking, kayaking and dancing (contra and zydeco). She also loves animals.

Educational Background

  • PhD University of South Carolina, 1996, Physical Education Pedagogy
  • MS West Virginia University, 1988, Physical Education
  • BS University of Colorado, 1978 , Health and Physical Education

Graham, K. C, Ellis, S. D., Williams, C. D., Kwak, E. C. & Werner, P. H. (1996). High and low-skilled target students' academic achievement and instructional performance in a 6 week badminton unit. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 15(4), 477-489.

Kohl, R. M., Ellis, S. D. & Roenker, D. L. (1992). Alternating actual and imagery practice: Preliminary theoretical consideration. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 63(2), 162-170.