James Madison University

Dr. Thomas E. Moran

Executive Director of Empowerment3 - Center for Physical Activity and Wellness for Underserved Youth Overcoming Barriers

PHOTO: Dr. Thomas E. Moran
  • Office: Godwin 321
  • Phone: 540-568-4877
  • Email: morante@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    261 Bluestone Drive MSC 2302
    Department of Kinesiology
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807


  • Ph.D. University of Virginia
  • M.S.Ed. SUNY at Cortland, New York
  • B.S.Ed. SUNY at Cortland, New York

Undergraduate Teaching Area:

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Motor Development/Motor Learning
  • Physical Activity Behaviors

Graduate Teaching Area:

  • Special Populations
  • Special Topics in Adapted Physical Education

Research Interest:

  • Impact of Disability Labeling on Physical Educators
  • Community Based Programming for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Motor Skill Assessment Training
  • Inclusion Pedagogy


  • Traveling
  • Sports
  • Being Outdoors
  • Attending Live Sporting Events