October Kinesiology Faculty Spotlight

Our October Kinesiology Faculty Spotlight highlights Amanda Benson, PhD.

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Amanda Benson, PhD, LAT, ATC

When did you start teaching at LSU?
I started teaching at LSU in 2015.

Could you list some accolades or achievements you're most proud of?
Being awarded teacher of the year and working with USA Tae Kwon Do. 

What is your favorite class to teach or your favorite thing about being a professor?
I love watching student's personal and professional growth during their time at LSU.

What do you like best about the LSU School of Kinesiology?

The amazing faculty members.

What advice would you have for current students?

Step out of your comfort zone to meet and form relationships with as many people as possible. Not only will you learn something new from them, but it is a small world and you never know when your paths may cross again!

Anything else you'd like to include?

Always treat people the way you want to be treated.