CENTER FOR ETHICS*
University of Idaho
Center for ETHICS
500 Memorial Gym
Moscow, ID 83844-3080 
Phone: (208) 885-2103
Fax: (208) 885-2108  
Email: ethicsinfo@uidaho.edu

Center for ETHICS* Staff

The present Center staff is dedicated to the prospect of moral education across the spectrum of professional education and serves to support the research, teaching, and service of the Center.

Faculty/Staff

Director of the Center for ETHICS*

Sharon K. Stoll, Ph.D.

    sstoll@uidaho.edu  

 

 

 

 

Dr. Stoll serves as the Director of the Center for ETHICS*.  She is considered one of the leading authorities in competitive moral education intervention techniques for college aged students in America.  Also a professor of Physical Education, Dr. Stoll is a Distinguished Faculty Member and winner of a prestigious University of Idaho Outreach Award in 2000, and a U of I Teaching Award in 1992.  A former public school teacher, coach, and athlete, Dr. Stoll holds a Ph.D. in Sport Philosophy from Kent State University, and is the creator and director of one of the few programs in America that is directed toward moral education with competitive populations.  Dr. Stoll is well known for her knowledge in teaching and methodology as applied to pedagogy in moral education and character development.  Many of Dr. Stoll's students have developed measurement evaluation tools and other curriculum designs that are impacting the knowledge of moral development in sport. 

Author of eight books including, "Who Says It's Cheating?" and "Sport Ethics: Applications for Fair Play", Dr. Stoll is an active lecturer and consultant on various character issues, including moral education, moral reasoning, and moral development. (Curriculum Vita)   She is or has been a consultant for the United States Navy, United States Air Force, the Idaho Bar Association, the American Bar Association, plus various sports organizations, including the President's Commission of the NCAA, the National Youth Sport Coaches' Association, the National Federation of High School Activities Association, and many more independent and private organizations.  In 1993-4, she was in residence at the United States Military Academy at West Point, as a consultant for the Higher Education Program.  Dr. Stoll has been featured on such national programs as "Night Line", "ESPN Sports Center", "ESPN Chat Line", Fox Sports' "Goin' Deep", as well as numerous regional and local news shows as well as documentaries, national newspapers, and magazines.  In 2005, she was featured in over 50 major newspapers in US and abroad describing the Center's latest project working with the Atlanta Braves.  In 2007, she was named as a member of the 100 Most Influential Sport Educators in America with such individuals as Andre Agassi, William Bowen, Bob Costas, Tiger Woods, Pat Summitt, and Mike Krzyzewski.  

The mother of two girls, Amanda and Rachal, Dr. Stoll lives on the Crooked M Ranch in the Mineral Mountain Range of Idaho.
   

Research and Measurement Specialist

Jennifer M. Beller, Ph.D

jbeller@wsu.edu

 

Dr. Beller, an affiliate faculty member,  is the Research/Measurement Specialist for the Center for ETHICS*.  Dr. Beller is an Associate Professor of Education at neighboring Washington State University.  In her role with the Center, she works directly with Center staff and graduate students to help design, carry out, and implement various research projects in moral reasoning, moral development, character education, and sportsmanship. 

Her specialty is the design and validation of cognitive instruments, where she is one of the principle authors of the Hahm-Beller Values Choice Inventory, and the Rudd-Stoll-Beller-Hahm Values Inventory, and the Stevenson-Stoll Social Responsibility Questionnaire.  She also works extensively as a consultant with faculty, graduate students, and others throughout the world on their research projects in moral reasoning, moral development, and character education.

Dr. Beller has one son and lives with her husband in the Hoo Doo Mountains on a ranch in North Idaho.
   

Dr. Viatcheslav Popovsky is an affiliate faculty member of the Center for Ethics. He is the owner and operator of a scientific/educational company, the Russian- American Physical Culture Institute, focused on assisting people of all ages to develop personal efficacy for life through physical culture activities. 

         Dr. Viatcheslav M. Popovsky is a former Associate Professor and Chief of Pedagogical Practice with the St. Petersburg Lesgaft State Physical Culture Academy named after internationally renowned Russian scientist and pedagog P.F. Lesgaft. As lecturer, researcher and coach, and consultant for elite volleyball teams, Dr. Popovsky is well known within international sport educational circles. He has published over 60 articles and books in his field throughout Russia, Europe, and U.S.

          His role in the Center is to promote increasing international understanding of undergraduate (PEP 310) and graduate (PEP 591) students about efficient pedagogical remedies and multi-disciplinary approaches for achieving athletic, fitness and wellness results through the science of physical culture. In his discussions with students he successfully integrates and combines the best of what both East and West have to offer in the physical culture field. He combines what he learned about the theory and methodology of Physical Culture from the Lesgaft Physical Culture Academy, with what he has learned about it from his research and practice through his firm in America. 

For more on Dr. Viatcheslav Popovsky, click here.

Dr. Michael Reall is an affiliate faculty member and is from Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Reall has published in the area of moral action in the business competitive climate.
 
 

Graduate Students

   

Brad Dieter, M.S.

Ph. D. Student

Graduate Assistant

Bradd@uidaho.edu

Brad received his Bachelor of Science from Washington State University, and his M.S. in Biomechanics from the University of Idaho.

Brad has been involved in all aspects of athletics. He has had the opporunity to coach,  train, and work with athletes of all levels. In his experience working with athletes he found a passion for how to enhance all aspects of an athlete, from the physical aspects to the mental aspects.  He will focus his doctoral studies moral reasoning in athletes and sports psychology.

 


        
Peggy Hamlett

Director of Fitness and Wellness

Ph. D. Student

Peggy received her degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Idaho. Then later began an Interdisciplinary Master Program in Sport Science, Recreation and Nutrition.

As a child and teen Peggy was involved in dance such as ballet, jazz, and tap and at an early age found love for movement. In 2001 Peggy began work as the Director of Fitness and Wellness for the University of Idaho’s recreational center. Currently Peggy is pursuing her Ph. D.

Andrea Lyons
Ph. D. Student

 

Andrea received her degree in Exercise Science, from North Dakota State University, and is now pursuing her Ph. D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Idaho.

Andrea has been a competitive athlete from the age of five, and has had the opportunity to coach, train, and work with countless athletes over the years.  Andrea is currently an experienced runner, a black belt in Taekwondo, and fitness competitor.

   

Former Personnel

Justin Barnes, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor of Advertising
College of Letter, Arts, & Social Sciences
School of Journalism and Mass Media

Dave Brunner, Ph. D.

United States Army Performance Center

      Pete Van Mullem, Ph. D.
Lewis-Clark State College
Assistant Professor
Sports Administration
 

Karen Rickel, Ph. D., CHES

Gonzaga University

Assistant Professor

Dan Zenner, Ph. D.

Washington State University Performance and Ethics Instructor

Self Employed

Matt Hellman, M.S.  

Errin Reese, M.S.

Sport Marketing Coordinator

Parker, Colorado

Nathan Jerke

 

Sports Reporter

Blackfoot, ID Newspaper

 

Shu-Tung Lai/Dexter


   Taiwan
 

Amekula Gwebu, Ph. D.

Regional Consultant of California Department of Education

Cheryl Weiss, Ph. D.

 

Director of choral and vocal activities at Mississippi Delta Community College Adjunct Faculty at Delta State University Music Director at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse

 

Seth Haselhuhn, M.S., CSCS, Ph.D.Seth's Photo

Special Forces, Fort Campbell, KY.
Clinton Culp, Ph.D.



 
Susan Steele, Ph.D.


Academic Coordinator, University of Idaho Moscow Athletics
      Tom Grant, M.S.,Ph.D.

     Abraham Baldwin University
Assistant Professor of Journalism; Faculty Advisor for The Stallion Newspaper
     

 

For a list of Dr. Stoll's former students and their dissertations, click here.