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 kinesiology-based courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She joined the UMD faculty as a Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology in 2014 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2019. In addition to her teaching role, she serves as an undergraduate academic advisor and co-coordinator of the internship program 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 served in a clinical faculty position in the Department of Kinesiology as well 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. Currently she serves as an Associate Editor of the Athletic Training Education Journal. 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. Dr. Klossner is married to David Klossner who works within the UMD Department of Intercollegiate Athletics / University Health Center. Together they have two children.