Associate Professor of Professional Practice
Bachelor's Degree(s): Elementary Education, Louisiana State University
Master's Degree: Kinesiology, Louisiana State University
PhD: Human Performance, University of Southern Mississippi
Office: 1214 Pleasant Hall
Dr. Ashley Bowers is currently an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Sport Administration for the School of Kinesiology.
While this is her first year at LSU, she has over 14 years of experience in higher education and serving the sport management academic community. At the department level, she has administrative experience in serving as program coordinator for sport management and graduate studies. Through her various roles as program coordinator, she has experience with the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation, having served as project leader and site reviewer. Further, she has presented/authored over 50 academic projects.
She has a true passion for teaching in the higher education setting. She has taught over 20 courses at the graduate and undergraduate level and has engaged students in developing over 11 major events, including raising funds for local and national charities. Throughout her years in academia, she has been the recipient of several honors/awards, including Outstanding Doctoral Student, Southeastern College of Nursing and Health Science Award for Excellence in Service, and was the recipient of the B.C. Purcell Endowed Professorship in Kinesiology and Health Studies.