Jerono P. Rotich


DepartmentHuman Performance and Leisure Studies



OfficeCorbett Sports Center
Room: 215

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Jerono P. Rotich


Ph D: Exercise and Sports Science , University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2004

MS: Physical Education Pedagogy, State University of New York, 1999

BS: Physical and Health Education , Kenyatta University, 1993

Research Interests

Exercise Science, Obesity and behavior modification through physical activity and sports , immigrant and refugee acculturation; global and international education; underserved youth and cultural competence as a viable solution to decreasing health disparities and obesity among diverse minority populations.

Recent Publications

Jackson, Nicole  Thompson, Asia  Lee, Minyong  Rotich, Jerono  Fuller, Tiffany  (2017).  Impact of spectator motivation on long-term league sustainability for Women's basketball league.  (1,  14,  ).  Journal of Human Sciences.

Mwanzia, Koster,   Mwenda , Kithinji  Rotich , Jerono   (2016).  Kenya After 50: Reconfiguring Education, Gender, and Policy .   Palgrave Macmillan.

Kithinji, Mike  Mwanzia, Mickie  Rotich, Jerono  (2016).  Kenya After 50: Reconfiguring Historical, Political, and Policy Milestones.   Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY.

Rotich, Jerono  (2016).  Kenyan Women : Milestones and Challenges.  In Koster, M.M; Kithinji,M;& Rotich, J,  Kenya After 50: Reconfiguring Education, Gender, and Policy 

ROTICH, JERONO  Byron, Kipchumba  (2016).  Kenyan Women; Milestones and Challenges.  In Koster, M., Kithinji. M., & Rotich, J. P. C.O (Eds.), Kenya After 50: Reconfiguring Education, Gender, and Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY. 

Rotich, Jerono  Fuller, Tiffany   (2016).  Promoting Culturally Sensitive Strategies to Enhance Physical Education among Immigrant and Refugee Youth.  In Jared Kengwee,  Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education   IGI Global.