- Fulbright Award (2014)
Brian Culp served as an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at IUPUI from 2012 to 2015. He joined IUPUI’s faculty in 2006 as an assistant professor until 2012 when he was promoted to associate professor. In 2015, he left IU for a faculty appointment at Kennesaw State University and currently holds the title of professor of health and physical education in the WellStar College of Health and Human Services at Kennesaw State. Prior to his time at IU, Culp served as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Health and Physical Education at Armstrong Atlantic State University from 2005 to 2006. Culp’s research focuses on the inequity and reasons for participation in physical activity, play, and sport in communities. He received his B.S.Ed., in Health and Physical Education from the University of Georgia in 1999, his M.S. in Sport Administration from Georgia State University in 2001, and his Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Georgia in 2005. Culp is a member of the Society for Health and Physical Educators; Physical Education Health Education Canada; Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physique; National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education; and the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. He is the recipient of the 2012 Mabel Lee Award and the 2013 Social Justice and Diversity Young Professional Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. In 2014, he received a Fulbright award where he lectured and conducted research at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Culp also received the E.B. Henderson award from the Society for Health and Physical Education in 2018 and was inducted as a fellow into the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education in 2019. In 2020, Culp was named the Dudley A. Sargent Distinguished Lecturer, a prestigious honor from the National Association for Kinesiology.