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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

John Long

Lecturer, Departmental Honors Coordinator

Office: 407 Edwards Hall

Phone: (864) 656-2793


Educational Background

Ph.D. Health Education/Public Health
University of Tennessee 1990

M.S. Exercise Physiology
University of South Carolina 1983

B.S. Health and Physical Education
Western Carolina University 1980

Courses Taught

Human Health and Disease
Determinants of Health Behavior
Health Promotion Planning
Community Health Planning
Community Resources for an Aging Population
Departmental Honors Research Seminar
Departmental Honors Research Colloquium


Dr. Long is the Departmental Honors Coordinator and Lecturer in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. He rejoined the Department of Public Health Science in July 2016. Previously held positions include: Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Leadership, College of Business/Economics, University of South Carolina Upstate; Vice President of Community Impact, United Way of Greenville County; Associate Academic Program Director, School of Nursing, Clemson University; and Project Director, DUKE Endowment/Greenville Health System, University Center of Greenville.

Research Interests

Instructional Methodology in the Public Health Science Classroom
Health Education

Research Publications

Strategies for Effective Case Study Preparation, Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, Vol. 2(2), pp72-81, 2012.

Not by Faith Alone “ Social Service, Social Justice and Faith-Based Organizations in the United States, Nonprofit and Volunteer Sector Quarterly, Vol 40 (p5), 2011.

Honors and Awards

National Society of Collegiate Scholars - Clemson University Faculty Advisor

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