Marta Guivernau | e-Inside | Nov. 6, 2017 | Kent State University

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Marta Guivernau

Assistant Professor
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teaching related to sport psychology, sociology of sport, sport in global perspective and contemporary athletic coaching. Research related to moral aspects and motivation and the impact of a positive atmosphere on individual’s psychological and socio-emotional responses. Exploring the stressors college athletes perceive and its impact on character, experience, well-being and performance. Consulting with Kent State teams and coaches on performance-enhancement issues and creating environments that foster a positive experience for athletes.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

December 2007

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Kalamazoo College, Michigan State University and the University of Notre Dame

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Its campus diversity and multidisciplinary perspective.

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Flexibility to work on different areas of expertise to impact students while consulting with university teams, along with great department colleagues.

RESIDES IN:

Hudson, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Barcelona (Catalonia) Spain

EDUCATION:

B.A. in psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain); M.S. in sport psychology, Purdue University; Ph.D. in sport and exercise psychology, Purdue University

HOBBIES:

Travel, music, writing and anything that involves being around the ocean