Victoria N. Shiver, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Physical Education


Kinesiology and Physical Education

Research Interests

  • Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Out-of-School Time Programming
  • Models Based Instruction


  • Ph.D. University of Alabama, Human Performance
  • M.S. University of Wyoming, Kinesiology and Health
  • B.S. University of Wyoming, Kinesiology and Health

Recent Publications

  • Shiver, V. N., Richards, K. A. R., & Hemphill, M. A. (2020). Preservice teachers’ learning to implement culturally relevant physical education with the teaching personal and social responsibility model. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 25(3), 303-315.
  • Richards, K. A. R., & Shiver, V. N. (2020). Managing the Critical Friendship: Using Self-Study in the Doctoral Supervision Process. Studying Teacher Education, 1-18.
  • Richards, K. A. R., & Shiver, V. N. (2020). “What’s worth doing?”: A qualitative historical analysis of the TPSR model. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1(aop), 1-11.
  • Richards, K. A. R., Hemphill, M. A., Shiver, V. N., Gaudreault, K. L., & Ramsey, V. (2020). Teaching Physical Education in an Urban Intensive Environment. Urban Education, DOI: 10.1177/0042085920923019
  • Richards, K. A. R., Jacobs, J. M., Ivy, V. N., & Lawson, M. A. (2020). Preservice teachers perspectives and experiences teaching personal and social responsibility. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2019.1702939

Recently Funded Projects

  • United States Youth Soccer school intervention: Building youth character and soccer enjoyment (2020). United States Youth Soccer Association. Co-Principle Investigator: Kelly Simonton, University of Memphis. Award: $5,000.00.
  • The Impact of a Multi-Disciplinary After-School Program on the Self-Efficacy of At-Risk Youth (2015). University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences. Award: $1,000.00.
  • A Multi-Disciplinary After-School Program’s Impact on At-Risk Youth Self-Efficacy (2015). SHAPE America Graduate Student Research Grant. Award:  $2,250.00.

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