Faculty Profiles

Dr. Nell Faucette

Professor Emeritus, physical education

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Email: faucette@usf.edu
Office: USF Tampa campus PED 229

Dr. Nell Faucette is a professor emeritus of physical education at the University of South Florida. 

Dr. Faucette began her tenure in higher education in 1984 when she graduated with her Doctoral degree from the University of Georgia. Since that time, Dr. Faucette has served in numerous professional leadership capacities including Co-Editor of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education for four years (the leading research journal in sport pedagogy and teacher education in North America), Editorial Board member for JTPE for nine years, reviewer for several other research publications in her field, Program Chair for the AERA Special Interest Group in Physical Education, and Research Consortium Fellow for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 

She has published 27 research papers, 36 abstracts, and several book chapters related to her areas of expertise in preservice and in-service teacher professional development. In addition, she has made over 75 presentations, many of which were at the national or international level.