Dawn Anderson

Professor of Kinesiology

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Dawn Anderson

Professor of Kinesiology


  • PhD, Human Bioenergetics - Physiology and Chemistry, Ball State University (1992)
  • MS, Physical Education, Iowa State University (1989)
  • BA, Mathematics, University of Minnesota (1984)


Advice to Incoming Students

Keep up on your classes, hand in all of your work on time, be involved, learn how to say “no.”

Why I Enjoy Teaching at Taylor

I enjoy teaching at Taylor because I am able to teach and conduct research surrounded by others who share the same mission in life.


Senior Karate Instructor, Japan Karate-Do Genbu-Kai of Indiana

Llama Farm – Brick House Llamas: Breed, train, and show Argentine llamas.

Major Career Accomplishments

Dr. Anderson is a scientific advisor on the International Society of Sports Nutrition Advisory Board. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She is a senior associate editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and serves on the Executive Board for the Nutrition, Metabolism and Body Composition Special Interest Group with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.