PhD, Health & Human Performance, Auburn University
MS, Health & Human Performance, Auburn University
BS, Health & Physical Education, Louisiana State University
Lanie Dornier serves as director of the Kinesiology program in the School of Professional Advancement at Tulane University. Prior to coming to Tulane in the Fall of 2017, Lanie served on the faculty at Texas Tech University (1990-2006) and Lousiana Tech (2--6-2017) where she served as Chair of the Kinesiology Department and held the Roger Thomas Luffey Endowed Professorship. She also served as Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education in the College of Education at Louisiana Tech. In her more than 30 years in higher education, she has served on numerous university and college committees including chair of the President's Council on Gender Equity (Texas Tech) and Co-Director of the College of Education Strategic Planning (Louisiana Tech). She has also served nationally on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the American Kinesiology Association. Her teaching and research have focused on the area of Motor Behavior. At Tulane, she teaches classes in Motor Learning, Introduction to Kinesiology, and Research Methods.
What is your favorite thing about SoPA?
SoPA is a great working environment where we strive to make quality educational opportunities for working adults.
What is the best advice you've ever received?
Select a career you would do for free (if you could afford to.)
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
Africa or Nepal; both are on my bucket list. And I love to travel, so I would say yes to just about anywhere safe.