Areas of Interest: Scholarship of teaching and learning, curriculum design, assessment, sport sociology focusing on gender, activism, and diversity.
Office:Basil 117
Phone:(585) 899-3803
Emily Dane-Staples

Coaching, Kirkwood Community College
Apple Teacher


Ph.D., Kinesiology, University of Minnesota
M.S., Exercise and Sport Science, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
B.S., Psychology & Sport, Health, Leisure, Physical Studies, The University of Iowa

Year Started at Fisher: 2006
Total Years Teaching Experience: 17
Frequently Teaches: Sport and Society, Gender and Sport, Sport Leadership and Ethics
Sport Industry Experience: Operations Assistant, Grand Canyon States Games; Operations Assistant, Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference; Cheerleading Instructor, Young Olympians; Cheerleading Coach, Iowa City West High School
Memberships: NASSS, NASSM, COSMA, Team-Based Learning Collaborative
Fandom: University of Iowa, collegiate and Olympic wrestling, Chicago Cubs

Since 2009, Dr. Dane-Staples has directed the campus-sponsored National Girls and Women in Sports Day, including a K-12 essay contest. Visit to learn about the Essay Contest and supporting NGWSD. She enjoys helping student develop into future industry leaders who have a strong understanding of how society operates and how sport can play a positive role in communities. What Dr. Dane-Staples values most about the program are the interactions between the students and professors, and the genuine relationship that are built.

Follow Dr. Dane-Staples on Twitter @SJFCDocDane.