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Washington State University
College of Education

Amanda McMahon

Amanda McMahon

Assistant Professor (Career Track)
Pullman campus
Smith 213-F
Pullman, WA 99164


Curriculum Vitae

Amanda is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology. She earned her Ph.D. and master’s degree in Prevention Science at WSU. Amanda teaches Philosophy of Human Movement and Sport and Human Motor Development. Her research interests focus on using technology devices to promote physical activity and movement in emerging adults with and without intellectual disabilities. She also studies mindfulness and how the practice can support mental health needs in vulnerable populations.

In addition to teaching and research, Amanda’s interests include enjoying the outdoors through backpacking, hiking, and rafting. One of her goals is to visit all the US National Parks.