Joanne Klossner earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies from Indiana University. She earned her Master of Arts in Athletic Training from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Dr. Klossner has numerous years of clinical experience as a certified athletic trainer prior to teaching a wide variety of athletic training and physical education courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She recently joined the UMD faculty as a Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology. Prior to moving to Maryland she was a faculty member for 10 years within Indiana University's (IU) School of Public Health in Bloomington. While at IU she was a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and served as the Clinical Education Coordinator of the Athletic Training Program. She has published in peer-reviewed journals, presented locally and nationally, and has participated in various campus, community, and professional service activities. Dr. Klossner has a wide variety of research and professional interests particularly related to experiential education, service-learning and the socialization of professional students. She has expertise in qualitative research and scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) methodologies. She is currently working on projects related to the professional socialization of doctoral students pursuing careers as faculty in higher education, the self-efficacy of novice athletic trainers, and the role of direct service-learning on the professional development of first year athletic training students within a framework of civic professionalism. Dr. Klossner is married to David Klossner who works within the UMD Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Together they have two children.