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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Department Chair

Chad Osgood

Department Chair | chad-osgood@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Research interests

Osgood's research interests are upper extremity injuries, instructional technology, concussion management, and integrative medicine.


Jamie Dolieslager

Associate Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Sciences | doljam@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1999

Steven Henkel

Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science | s-henkel@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1986

Areas of expertise

Henkel speaks and writes about creative movement, motor skill development, self-esteem, and developmentally appropriate games for children and youth.

Lisa Kepple

Instructor in Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science | patlis@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015

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