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About Andrew R. Hansen

Biography, Disciplines and Teaching Interests
Dr. Hansen received his doctoral training in Community Health Behavior and Education and has a Masters in Exercise Science and an Undergraduate degree in Health and Physical Education.  His teaching areas include Global Health, Health Disparities, Program Planning and Evaluation, and Social Marketing. Research interest is in the area of health and wellness for individuals, schools, communities, and populations related to behavior, environmental, and structural influences.   

Disciplines: Community Health Behavior & Education
Teaching Interests: Global health and preparedness, health disparities and rural underserved, community health analysis, grant writing


2004 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Public Health, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of
Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Health Policy and Community Health, Department of

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health: Gamma Theta (2012)
  • American Psychological Association’s Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities Program (2012)
  • Nomination for JPHCOPH Teaching Award (2015, 2016)
  • Nomination for Georgia Southern University Award for Excellence in Research and/or Creative Scholarly Activity (2017)


  • Healthful Living (HLTH 1520)
  • Honors Healthful Living (HLTH 1520H)
  • Health and Physical Education for Elementary Educators (HLTH 3530)
  • Health Aspects of Aging (HLTH 4231)
  • Physiological Aspects of Sport and Exercise (KINS 3133)
  • Coaching Aspects in Olympic Sports (KINS 3429)
  • Elementary Physical Education Concepts I (KINS 3432)
  • Lifespan and Motor Development (KINS 3435)
  • Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (KINS 4231)
  • Coaching Practicum (KINS 4730)
  • Practicum in Exercise Science (KINS 4735)
  • Foundations of Health and Physical Education (KINS 2431)
  • Public Health Funding and Grantsmanship (PUBH 9135)
  • Communication for Change (COHE 7238)
  • Health Promotion Program Planning (COHE 7232)
  • Community Based Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation (CHBE 9230)
  • Global Health and Preparedness (CHBE 9335)
  • Health Disparities and Rural Underserved (CHBE 9331)
  • Community Health Analysis (COHE 7234)


2009 - 2012 Ph.D. in Community Health Behavior and Education, Georgia Southern University
1993 - 1995 M.S. in Exercise Science, Georgia Southern University
1989 - 1993 B.S. in Education, Georgia Southern University

Contact Information

P.O. Box 8015
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-0261
Office: Hendricks Hall 2033


Publications (18)

Other Publications and Letters (5)

Invited Presentations (1)

Oral Presentations (10)