Camille Rex joined the Exercise and Sport Science faculty as an assistant professor at UMHB in August 2011 after spending five years teaching at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa, TX. Originally from Baton Rouge, LA, she received a B.A. degree in both Exercise and Sport Science and Psychology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a M.S. degree in Kinesiology from Penn State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies with a specialization in Sport Psychology. Camille is an active member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and conducts research that focuses on injury-specific anxiety as well as strategies for performance enhancement. Additionally, she has consulted with a variety of athletes ranging from the high school level to college and beyond. Camille enjoys physical activity and, along with her husband Dustin, occasionally trains for half marathons.