About Phil Bishop

Phil Bishop is a Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, James Madison University, and the University of Georgia where he earned a Doctor of Education. Phil and his wife Brenda have five children, all of whom are University of Alabama alumni.

He has been a UA faculty member since 1984, and a full professor since 1994. He has over 165 refereed publications and over 300 professional presentations. He has mentored 45 Ph.D. students as dissertation chair.

Dr. Bishop has been a visiting scientist at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy, a visiting researcher at the Swedish National Winter-Sport Center and served as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Botswana Jan-Dec 2013.

In 2006 he was selected as UA’s first Paul W. Bryant Professor of Education.  He serves as a frequent reviewer of research manuscripts, and grant proposals and as a expert witness. He speaks frequently across the USA and abroad.