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Angela Beale

Angela Beale
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Kinesiology
Director of the Physical Activity Program 


240 Pearson Hall
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122


  • Ph.D., Physical Education Teacher Education, Florida State University
  • M.S., Therapeutic Recreation, Howard University 
  • B.A., English and Secondary Education, Howard University 


Research Interests

  • Youth Development
  • Drowning Prevention & Aquatic Safety
  • Culturally Responsive Pedagogy 
  • Physical Activity Behavior Change
  • Program Development and Evaluation


Dr. Angela K. Beale currently serves as a member of the American Red Cross, Scientific Advisory Council, Aquatic Sub Council, editorial board member for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance of Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), and serves as the director of education and research for diversity in aquatics, a non-profit 501 4c organization, whose mission is to save lives and reduce the incidence of drowning through global efforts.  Her research interests, grant writing, and academic pursuits have been in the areas of physical activity behavior change, program development and evaluation for minority communities, drowning prevention and aquatic safety among African American and Hispanic/Latino populations, youth development and culturally responsive teaching. Beale has been recognized with several national awards and honors, presented on the international, national, regional and local levels, and has been published in several refereed journals. She strives to engage students, parents, and communities, in relevant and inspiring experiences that enable them to take control of their lives.