Bobby Berry is the assistant dean for diversity and outreach for the College of Applied Studies and assistant professor in the Department of Sport Management. Among his many campus duties, Berry serves as chair of the First-Generation Coordinating Council, vice president of the African American Faculty and Staff Association, and director of The Fuse, an outreach initiative for the College of Applied Studies.


Academic Interests and Expertise

2007 – 2011 Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science Minor in Sport Management Wichita State        University
2011 – 2013 Master of Education in Exercise Science Wichita State University
2018 --- 2021 Doctorate in Educational Leadership Wichita State University

Research Interest

  • African American males and their experiences in higher education
  • The impact of formal and informal mentoring between generations
  • The system of higher education and the effects of identity on minoritized populations (for example ..African American, Athletes, First Generation and Gay students)
Areas of Teaching Interest

Wichita State University

  • SMGT 511 Selling in Sport
  • SMGT 112 Intro to Sport Management
  • SMGT 475 Diversity in Sport Management
  • SMGT 585 Critical Sports Studies
  • EDUC 500 Dimensions of Wellness
  • HPS 815 Fitness Assessment and Recommendations
  • HPS 750R Applied Community Programming
  • HPS 541 Strength & Conditioning
  • HPS 460 Motor Learning
  • HPS 328 Kinesiology
  • HPS 113 Intro to Exercise Science

Professional Experience

2022 – Present                Assistant Dean for Diversity and Outreach, College of Applied Studies

2020 – 2022                     HELM Director, Student Wellness and Engagement

2020 – Present                Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Management,
                                           Wichita State University

2019 – 2020                     Clinical Educator, Department of Sport Management, Wichita State                                                      University

2015 – Present                Coordinator of Applied Learning, Workforce Leadership & Applied                                                          Learning, Wichita State University

2017 – Present                Director, The Fuse

2015 – 2019                     Human Performance Lab Manager

2015 – 2018                     Clinical Educator, Department of Human Performance Studies,
                                           Wichita State University

Awards and Honors

2020                                       Wichita State University Alumni Association: University Recognition                                                      Award

2019                                       Wichita Business Journal 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Award

2019                                       College of Applied Studies Service Award