Faculty & Staff

BS in Kinesiology, University of Illinois
MS in Therapeutic Kinesiology, University of Illinois
PhD in Kinesiology Pedagogy, University of Illinois

Julene Ensign has joined the Health and Exercise Sciences Department to teach courses related to Truman’s MAE in Physical Education. She holds a PhD in Kinesiology Pedagogy from the University of Illinois as well as a K-12 Physical Education Teaching License and a Personal Training Certification. Julene’s primary line of research focuses on the socialization, efficacy, and teaching performance of beginning physical educators. As a life-long Illinois resident, moving to Missouri is the beginning of a new adventure for her family. Outside of work, Julene spends most of her time cheering for her three children at their various sporting events but also enjoys golfing with her husband, biking, and watching Green Bay Packers football games.