James Madison University

PHOTO: Dr. Susan Nye

Dr. Susan Nye

  • Office: Godwin 315
  • Phone: 540-568-4865
  • Email: nyesb@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    261 Bluestone Drive MSC 2302
    Department of Kinesiology
    Harrisonburg, VA  22807


  • PhD: Ohio State University
  • MA: Ohio State University
  • BS: Roanoke College

Undergraduate Teaching Area:

  • Pedagogy

Graduate Teaching Area:

  • Pedagogy

Research Interest:

  • Student engagement and learning strategies in middle and high school physical education


  • playing tennis and basketball
  • running
  • reading
  • being a mom.



  • December 8-12
    Final examinations
  • December 13
    Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
  • January 12
    Classes meet as scheduled
  • January 19
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
    Classes do not meet.
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break.
Read E-Newsletter

Welcome from Kinesiology

PHOTO: Chris Womack

Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology! Kinesiology involves the study of human movement and our faculty and students do so from a physiological, biomechanical, and psychosocial perspective. More >