About David S Walsh
At SF State Since:
David Walsh completed his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003. He is a Professor and currently the Associate Chair of the Kinesiology Department at SFSU, and has taken on a broad range of teaching, service, and scholarship endeavors. He specializes in physical activity-based youth development programs for youth in underserved urban communities. David has almost 30 years of experience with the development, implementation, and research on the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) Model. His research includes: innovative programs for helping youth envision positive possible futures, successful university-community collaborations, effective service-learning strategies, impact of physical activity-based youth development programs, and supporting LGBTQIA+ youth in sport and physical activity-based programs. David’s broader scholarship is related to teaching the TPSR Model to pre-service and in-service teachers.