Cynthia Herndon, Ph.D.
Office: WRC 109
Phone: 319-273-6866Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Cindy was born in Connecticut and grew up in Massachusetts.
She received her B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Springfield
College in Massachusetts and her Ph.D. in Physical Education (Dance)
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Since 1985 she has been one of the dance faculty in the School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services at the University of Northern Iowa. Prior to that she taught courses in the areas of dance and physical education at Edinboro State University in Pennsylvania for four years and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for ten years.
She currently teaches dance theory courses in composition, curriculum, history and production, a Rhythm and Dance course required of physical education majors and minors and dance education emphasis majors and dance minors and an activity course in aerobic dance and exercise. She is also the director of UNI's Young Peoples Dance Theatre. Her research interests include dance education and dance/movement for the older adult.
Professionally, she has been active in the various levels of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. At UNI she serves on the University Faculty Senate and the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Advisory Board.
Cindy loves traveling. She has traveled to several different countries for leisure and professional activities. She also loves being outside and continues to participate in several outdoor physical activities.
Previously taught/directed at UNI: