Student Athlete Identity Development

Posted: October 6, 2021 at 8:16 pm

Using the lens of Erikson’s and Marcia’s Identity Development Theories, a greater understanding the unique aspects of student athlete identity development can be understood during their college experience. Student athletes often fall victim to identity foreclosure, focusing on one area of their life rather than pursuing a greater balance and the development of multiple identities. […]

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

T.J. Grams

Jhumka Gupta

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:57 pm, Last Updated: March 1, 2022 at 4:13 pm

Jhumka Gupta, ScD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health within the College of Health and Human Services. Her research program applies a social epidemiology framework towards advancing the science of gender-based violence against women and girls (e.g. intimate partner violence, sex trafficking). Specifically, she investigates the mental and reproductive health […]


Posted: August 26, 2015 at 5:47 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 5:50 pm

As a growing professional I like to discuss the ups and downs of living from a personal level. Each person chooses their own path and “exercises” decision making along the way. Each decision has consequences (good/bad) and that is just part of life. When most think of me, they think of the physical aspects of […]

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Ethan Carter

Ethan Carter

Posted: August 26, 2015 at 5:45 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 5:49 pm

Ethan Carter is the Associate Director of Programs, Well-Being & Assessment for Mason Recreation and has been a campus recreation professional since 2007. He has a Dual Degree in Athletic Training and Fitness Development, as well as a Masters in Exercise Science.  He is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Strength […]

Deanna Busteed

Posted: January 28, 2015 at 6:42 pm, Last Updated: August 13, 2021 at 3:13 pm

Deanna Busteed is a registered dietitian with a board certification in Sports Nutrition. She brings more than 16 years of experience developing health and wellness programs as well as providing cutting-edge nutrition, fitness and wellness services to a wide variety of individuals and groups. Her specialties include health promotion, disease prevention, weight management, sports nutrition, […]

Sports Industry, NCAA, Sport Governance, Olympics, Sport Management, Sport Diplomacy and Coaching

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 3:12 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 5:45 pm

Willing to talk about the sports industry, sports management program at Mason, college athletics, professional sports, youth sports, Sport Diplomacy, the coaching profession, the Olympics, basketball and basketball coaching.

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Craig Esherick