St. Bonaventure University

School of Education Faculty


Brawdy, Paul

paul-brawdy

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Physical Education
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Education

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Associate Professor, Physical Education
Director, Physical Education & Sport Studies
Member, Environmental Studies Council
CONTACT
Office phone: (716) 375-2248 
Send an email
OFFICE
Butler Gym 2E
COURSES TAUGHT
  • PHED 101. Foundations of Physical Education 
  • PHED 105. Early Childhood Motor Development 
  • PHED 107. Health-related Fitness and Health Promotion 
  • PHED 201-202. Individual and Dual Physical Activities 
  • PHED 203. Physical Education Curriculum 
  • PHED 306. Assessment 
  • PHED 309A. Adventure Education 
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ed.D., Physical Education Pedagogy, University of Northern Colorado, 1996
  • M.S., Physical and Health Education, University of Wyoming, 1993
  • M.S., Exercise Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • B.S., Health and Physical Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1985
OTHER EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • St. Bonaventure University, 2003-2004, Interim Director (Graduate Health Education)
  • St. Bonaventure University, 2003-2013, Department Chairperson (Physical Education)
  • St. Bonaventure University, 2003, Associate Professor (Tenured)
  • St. Bonaventure University, 1998, Assistant Professor
  • Morehead State University, 1997-1998, Assistant Professor
  • University of Wyoming, 1996-1997, Instructor
  • Ivinson Memorial Hospital, 1995-1997, Recreational and Movement Therapist
  • University of Wyoming, 1995-1996, Research Associate
  • University of Northern Colorado, 1993-1995, Instructor (Graduate Assistant)
  • University of Wyoming, 1993, Research Graduate Assistant
  • University of Wyoming, 1991-1993, Instructor (Graduate Assistant)
  • Eckerd Wilderness Program, 1990-1991, Physical Education for Youth At-Risk.
  • USIA/Guatemalan Olympic Committee, 1989, Strength Coach
  • Department of Welfare, Youth, and Sport, Brunei Darusalam, 1986-1988, Weightlifting/Strength Coach
  • Homer Central High School, 1985-1986, Public School Teacher (Health and Physical Education)
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Refereed Journal Articles 
  • Shimon, J. Brawdy, P.  (2003). Out-of-field teaching in physical education teacher education - Should we be concerned? Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 74(3), 12-15
  • Brawdy, P.& Egan (2001).  The ersatz teacher: Seeking authenticity in the mirrored halls of accountability, Educational Studies.  Winter, 438-452
  • Brawdy, P.  & Byra, M.  (Fall, 1995).  Supervision of an early field teaching experience: The effect of two supervisory models.  The Physical Educator,52(3), 147-159
  • Brawdy, P. (1986).  Manipulating the variables of intensity and duration through exercise selection and order.  Journal of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.,9(3), 60-61
  
 Book Chapters 
  • Brawdy, P. & Fernandez-Balboa, J. (2003).  Thinking critically about becoming a good teacher, In J. Kinchloe (Ed.), Critical Thinking and Learning, (127-135). Westport: Greenwood
  • Brawdy, P. (2001).  Moving toward kindness: What discipline teaches.  In Ben Lombardo (Ed), Sport and Movement in the 21st Century, (pp. 11-18). Boston: Pearson
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  Refereed Abstracts 

  • Brawdy, P.  (2004).  Developing Bi-Cultural Awareness through Outdoor Education in Preservice Physical Education Teacher Preparation: The Seneca Experience.  XII World Congress on   Comparative Education. Havana, Cuba
  • Taylor, K., Martinez, R., & Brawdy, P.J. (1995).  Evaluation and redesign of a basic instructional program, Research Quarterly for Exercise and  Sport.  March Supplement, A-47

 

 Refereed Monographs 

  • Shimon, J. & Brawdy, P. (2001).  A good teacher can teach anything? Western College Physical Education Society Monograph Series, 11, 2-9

 

 Editorship(s) 

  • Brawdy, P. & Luo P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2003 National Conference on Outdoor Leadership,  Wilderness Education Association, Paul Smith’s College, NY
  • Brawdy, P. & Luo, P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2002 National Conference on Outdoor Leadership, Wilderness Education Association, Bradford Woods, IN 

 

 Refereed Proceedings 

  • Brawdy, P. (2000).  Human movement and kindness.  Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physiques Online Journal 
  • Brawdy, P. (1998).  Exploring freedom through the experience of the self-conscious mover:  Garden City, NY: Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physiques, Education for Life

 

Refereed Technical and Research Reports 
  • Shimon, Jane M.; Brawdy, Paul. (2001).  A Good Teacher Can Teach Anything? (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED462382)
  • Brawdy, P.J. (2001).  Exploring kindness through the pedagogy of Aikido.  St. Bonaventure University.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED451451) 
  • Brawdy, P.J. & Byra, M. (1995).  Supervision of pre-service teachers during an early field teaching experience.  University of Wyoming, Schools of Physical and Health Education.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. EJ515467)
  • Brawdy, P.J., & Byra, M. (1994).  A comparison of two supervisory models in a preservice teaching practicum.  University of Wyoming, School of Physical and Health Education.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 372 065)
  

 Non-Refereed Technical and Research Reports 

  • Brawdy, P.J., Fahlberg, L.A., & Fahlberg, L.L.  (1996).  1995 Evaluation report: An evaluation of reducing the risk curriculum training.  Report submitted to the Wyoming Department of Education, Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Brawdy, P.J., Fahlberg, L.A., & Fahlberg, L.L.  (1996).  1995 Evaluation report: A process evaluation of the four Wyoming CSHE pilot sites.  Report submitted to the Wyoming Department of Education, Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Brawdy, P.J.  (1996).  1996 Student survey: Sweetwater County School District #2 health curriculum.  Report submitted to Sweetwater County School District #2, Green River, Wyoming
  • Brawdy, P.J., Fahlberg, L.A., & Fahlberg, L.L.  (1995).  1995 Policy review: A content analysis of the HIV public school district policies in the state of Wyoming.  Report submitted to the Wyoming Department of Education, Cheyenne, Wyoming

 

Technical Manuals and Curricula 

  • Brawdy, P.J. (1993).  Health lessons for rural health care of mothers and infants in Khandburi, Nepal.  Khandburi, Nepal: University of Wyoming 
  • Brawdy, P.J. (1989).  Coaching manual for strength and conditioning of national team sports.  Guatemala City, Guatemala: Guatemalan Olympic Committee
  • Brawdy, P. J. (1987).  Strength conditioning level I coaching manual.  Negara Brunei Darussalam: Department of Welfare, Youth, and Sport
  • Brawdy, P. J. (1987).  Strength and conditioning level II coaching manual.  Negara Brunei Darussalam: Department of Welfare, Youth, and Sport

 

 Presentations 

  • Fisher, AC., Brawdy, P. & Thompson, C. (2011), Considering Culturally-Responsive Praxis in Student Teaching: The Development of a Pilot Capstone Course. National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). Las Vegas, NV, November 5, 2010 
  • Brawdy, P., Belcher, D., Leroy, P., Scraba, P., & Lada, D.  Considering the Colonized Mind, Body and Spirit: Teaching in the Borderlands of Native America Presented at the 2008 AIESEP World Congress, Sapporo, Japan, 2008
  • Brawdy, P. What is the Source of a Coach’s Authority?  Presented to the Salamanca High School Athletic Department, Salamanca, NY, 2007.
  • Brawdy, P. Exploring Culturally-Relevant Pedagogies for a Diverse Community of Learners.   Presented at the 2007 National AAHPERD Convention, Baltimore, MD, 2007
  • Brawdy, P. & Davies, N.  Teaching Map & Compass Activities to Multiple Intelligences. Presented at the 2006 National AAHPERD Convention, Salt Lake City, UT, 2006
  • Davies, N. & Brawdy, P.  Teaching Mountain Biking in Physical Education  Presented at the 2005 National AAHPERD Pre-Conference Workshop, Chicago, IL, 2005
  • Brawdy, P.  Developing Bi-Cultural Awareness through Outdoor Education in Preservice Physical Education Teacher Preparation: The Seneca Experience.  XII World Congress on Comparative Education. Havana, Cuba, 2004
  • Brawdy, P.  Is Your Curriculum Up-to-date?  Are We Moving in the Same Directions as the World Around us?  Presented at the Western New York Physical Education Teachers’ Roundtable, Portville High School, Portville, NY, 2004
  • Brawdy, P., Luo, P., Workman, G., & Davies, N. Hard Skills of Outdoor Education for Physical Education Teachers.  Presented at the 2004 National AAHPERD Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2003
  • Luo, P., Workman, G., & Davies, N. & Brawdy, P.  Wilderness Education Curriculum Development for Inservice Public School Teachers: The WEA workshop.  Presented at the 2003 National AAHPERD. Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
  • Brawdy, P.  Wilderness Education Workshops in the State of New York  for In-service Teachers.  Presented at the 2003 National Wilderness Education Association Conference, Paul Smith, NY, 2003
  • Brawdy, P.  Teaching Orienteering and Indoor Wall Climbing in Physical Education K-12 Curriculum.  Inservice provided for Pioneer Central School District Physical Education Faculty, Machias, NY, 2003
  • Brawdy, P.  Teaching Orienteering in Physical Education K-12 Curriculum.  Inservice provided for Pioneer Central School District Physical Education Faculty, Machias, NY, 2002
  • Brawdy, P.  Exploring Human Kindness Through Pedagogy of Aikido.  Presented at American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA,  2001
  • Brawdy, P.  Reflections on the Pedagogy of Aikido: Implications for Practice in Teacher Preparation in Physical Education.  Presented at the 11th Annual National Somatics Conference, Columbus, OH, 2001
  • Shimon, J. & Brawdy, P.  A Good Teacher Can Teach Anything?  Presented at 46th Annual Meeting of the Western College Physical Education Society, Reno, NV, 2001
  • Brawdy, P.  Linking Assessment to Sound Curriculum Planning in Physical Education.  Presented at assessment in-service for Allegany public school teachers, Allegany, NY, 2000
  • Brawdy, P. Examining the Role of Educational Research in Popular Debate, Public Policy and Instructional Practice.  Presented at the American Educational Studies Association annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, 2000

 

 Grants 

  • (2000) St. Bonaventure University, Internal Grant for Institutionally Sponsored Research, $650.00
  • (2007) Journey Grant, Internal Grant for Curriculum Development, $7,000.00
  • (2007) Journey Sub-Grant, Internal Grant for Curriculum Development, $3,000.00
  • (2007) St. Bonaventure University, Keenan Grant, $4,800.00
  • (2009) St. Bonaventure University, Keenan Grant, $4,600.00

 

Honors 

  • Dr. G. Arthur Broten Young Scholar Award Co-recipient, 2001
  • University of Northern Colorado, Tuition Scholarship, 1994 – 1995
  • University of Northern Colorado, Tuition Scholarship, 1993 – 1994
  • Finalist, Outstanding Graduate Research Project, University of Wyoming, 1993
  • Recognized for Outstanding Service to the National Sports Program by the Guatemalan Olympic Committee, Guatemala, Central America, 1989
  • Appreciation for Sport Service, Department of Welfare, Youth, and Sport, Negara Brunei Darussalam, 1988
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
  • Brawdy. P.  Overcoming the Inertia of Institutionalized Teacher Selves:  Adventures in Physical Education Teacher Preparation. 
  • Brawdy, P.  Exploring Kindness Through the Pedagogy of Aikido, Journal of Sport, Education and Society.
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Service on many committees including 

  • School of Education Dean’s Council, 2002-present
  • Athletics Deferred Maintenance Committee, 2007
  • Bona Voyageur Advisor, 2005-2006
  • Ski Team Advisor, 2004-06
  • School of Education Library Committee, 2000-2001
  • Student Recreation Center Committee, 2002
  • Employee Wellness Committee, 2002
  • University Finance Committee, 2001 – 2002
  • Faculty Search Committee (Health Education), 2001 – 2002

 

Memberships and Service; Professional Organizations 

  • American Education Research Association, Member 1999-2002
  • AIESEP, Member, 1998- 2001
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Member, 1991 – present
  • New York Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Member 1998-present
  • Wyoming Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Member, 1991 - 1994
  • Wilderness Education Association, Member, 1989 – 1996, 2001-present
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Member, 1987-1989
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association, Member 1985 - 1991
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