Dr. Kristie Walsdorf graduated from Florida State University with a doctorate in physical education teacher education. While working on her Ph.D. she served as a full-time instructor in the Department of Kinesiology at Valdosta State University for four years. After leaving VSU, she was hired as an assistant professor of physical education teacher education at her alma mater, Florida State University. Walsdorf taught a variety of PETE undergraduate and graduate courses in addition to managing the student teaching internship program for seven years.
In 2011, Walsdorf became an assistant professor in the School of Science and Technology at Georgia Gwinnett College. At GGC, she teaches many different wellness and physical education courses. Walsdorf’s research interests include sport, gender and the media as well as assessment in physical education.