- School of Public Health John R. Endwright Alumni Service Award (2014)
- Indiana University Bloomington
School of Health, Physical Education & Recreation
B.S., 1972; M.S., 1975
Thomas Templin, Professor at Purdue University, is a two-time graduate of Indiana University with both Bachelor and Masters of Science degrees in Physical Education. His PhD is from the University of Michigan. He is well known as an author and editor of numerous journal publications, book chapters and books in Physical Education. He has served in leadership roles and has presented numerous national and international papers for various professional organizations. He is a past department head of the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Purdue University, where his research focuses on the lives and careers of physical education teachers in relation to socialization theory, role theory, affective events theory, burnout and teacher resilience.