EMU Support Staff Dr. Edward Sidlow Faculty Athletic Representative
Dr Edward Ed Sidl llow ow a political Dr. Sidlow, science professor at Eastern Michigan University, was named faculty athletics representative in Aug. of 2013. In this position, Sidlow serves as a liaison between the university administration and intercollegiate athletics, working to maintain the campus’ academic integrity and a balance between academics and athletics for all student-athletes. He also represents EMU at Mid-American Conference and NCAA meetings and approves eligibility certifications, waivers and violations. A native of Detroit, Mich., Sidlow completed his bachelor’s degree in 1974 at Eastern Michigan. He earned his master’s degree from Ohio State University in 1977 and completed his doctorate degree at Ohio State in
1979. During his 39-year career, he has served as an instructor or professor at Ohio State (1975-78), Ohio Wesleyan University (1978), Arizona State University (1978-79), Miami University (1979-85), Northwestern University (1985-89), Loyola University Chicago (1989-95) and Eastern Michigan University (1995-present). He has published numerous articles and books, including: America at Odds, Freshman Orientation: House Style and Home Style, and Challenging the Incumbent. His work has also appeared in such journals as Policy Studies Review, Journal of Law and Politics, Journal of General Education, Western Political Quarterly, News for Teachers of Political Science, and College Teaching. Sidlow, the recipient of numerous teaching awards throughout his career, is frequently called on by print and broadcast media for political commentary and analysis.
Wayne Smith Assistant Equipment Manager
Way Wayne yne e Smith Smith ith is in his his seventh h yyear ear aass a The 30-year-old Smith is responsible for the day-to-day equipfull-time member of the Eastern Michi- ment needs of the EMU’s men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball gan University athletics department. and EMU’s Olympic sports teams. Smith joined the EMU staff as Smith is a member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Asan under graduate in 2004-05 and was sociation (AEMA). elevated to full-time in 2008.
Katie Skinner Assistant Athletic Trainer
Katie Skinner is in her second seco ond year year as sharing responsibilities for track, golf and cheerleading. She also an assistant athletic trainer at Eastern served as an adjunct professor in the kinesiology department. Michigan University. Skinner had previ- A native of Stow, Ohio, Skinner is a 2010 graduate of the Uniously been the Assistant Athletic Trainer versity of Toledo with a Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training. at Anderson University (S.C.) for the Skinner went on to complete her Master of Science in Exercise 2012-13 athletic season. Physiology at EMU in 2012. While earning her degree, she worked She will serve as the primary athletic as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the women’s volleyball trainer for the EMU women’s basketball and women’s crew programs. team while overseeing women’s tennis and women’s golf. Skinner is a certified athletic trainer licensed by the State of The 27-year-old Skinner worked directly with the Trojans’ Michigan and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Aswomen’s soccer, men’s basketball and baseball teams along with sociation.
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