CENTER FOR ETHICS*
University of Idaho
Center for ETHICS
500 Memorial Gym
Moscow, ID 83844-3080
Phone: (208) 885-2103
Fax: (208) 885-2108
Center for ETHICS*
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
Director of the Center for ETHICS*
Sharon K. Stoll, Ph.D.
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.
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
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
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
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,
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,
|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.
Brad Dieter, M.S.
Ph. D. Student
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.
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.
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.
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
Pete Van Mullem, Ph.
Washington University Assistant Professor
Rickel, Ph. D., CHES
Dan Zenner, Ph. D.
Washington State University Performance and Ethics
Matt Hellman, M.S.
Errin Reese, M.S.
Blackfoot, ID Newspaper
Amekula Gwebu, Ph. D.
Regional Consultant of California Department of
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.
Instructor, Washington State University
Clinton Culp, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Susan Steele, Ph.D.
Academic Coordinator, University of Idaho Moscow
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,