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Rachel Tomlinson

PhD Student, Kinesiology


Rachel Tomlinson is currently ABD in the PhD program in kinesiology with an emphasis in the psychology of human movement within the College of Public Health at Temple University. Her anticipated graduation is December 2020. She also serves as the director of operations and administration for Rutgers School of Business-Camden. Previously, she functioned as the managing director of faculty affairs and business operations for the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University, progressing through various roles since July 2000. She also served as an adjunct instructor of business communication at the Fox School from fall 2016 to fall 2017.

Rachel’s research interests are in exercise psychology, motivation to participate in physical activity within workplace wellness programs, behavior change and exercise adherence. She published an article in the Journal of Asian Martial Arts (2010) and a case study through Ivey Publishing (2019), titled AREUFIT Health Services Inc.: CEO faces strategic crossroads. She also presented at the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) in Seville, Spain in July 2017. She also served as a consultant on a NIMH-funded research study on improving social functioning in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Rachel received a BA in religion, with a minor in psychology, from Temple University in 2001. For her academic excellence, she is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Fraternity. She then received a MEd in counseling psychology in 2005, also from Temple.