Professor; Director, Lifetime Physical Activity Program
Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1998
M.S., University of Rhode Island, 1985
B.S., University of Rhode Island, 1980
Dr. Whaley’s primary research examines the relationship between self-perceptions/motivation and physical activity behavior in adults and older adults, with a particular interest in developing effective interventions that encourage at-risk groups (older, poor, overweight) to become more physically active.