Dr. Meaghan K. Howard

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology


Kevin Auman

Dr. Meaghan K. Howard joined the Montreat College faculty in 2023 following more than a decade of teaching experience combined at Concord Academy (NC), Wingate University, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Southeast Missouri State University, and UNC Greensboro as a teaching assistant. She earned her B.A. in psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her M.A. in health studies at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She also completed her Ed.D. in kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Dr. Howard has been married to her best friend, Dr. Christopher Howard, for more than 25 years. They have both spent most of their careers in higher education. Together, they have one adult son. When she’s not teaching, Dr. Howard enjoys walking, hiking, swimming, or catching up with family and friends over a delicious meal or cup of coffee. She also loves to travel overseas with her family.


Howard M. (2019) Transitions in University Learning Environments: Moving Towards a Kinesthetic Model. University of North Carolina Greensboro, Proquest Dissertation Publishing.

Carter A. Active Learning in the Kinesiology Classroom: Faculty & Student Perceptions, Department of Kinesiology, School of Health and Human Sciences, University of North Carolina Greensboro, dissertation project, May 2023, Committee Member.

Howard M, and PASS Student Executive Board. (2010) Raising Awareness about the Adverse Health Consequences of Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Meeting of the Minds 10th Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.

Barnes J, Williams R, Howard M. (2010) Raising Awareness about the Adverse Health Consequences of Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Southeast Missouri State University, Faculty Research Brown Bag, Cape Girardeau, Missouri.