Cliffa is currently a Professor and Dean for the School of Exercise & Sport Science at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Cliffa is also a Graduate Faculty member and holds memberships in TACSM, ACSM, and ISSN. Cliffa has been a faculty member in the School of Exercise & Sport Science since 1997. Exercise & Sport Science has developed 4 new undergraduate majors and 2 new graduate programs under Cliffa's leadership, including UMHB's first fully online degree, the Master's in Sport Administration.
Originally from Shepherdsville, KY, Cliffa earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Blue Mountain College and received a M.S. and Ed.D. from Baylor University. Cliffa has personal interests in a healthy lifestyle, running, crosstraining, swimming, hiking and gardening. Additionally, Cliffa has a passion for the arts, specifically live music and theater.
Degrees EarnedEd. D. Higher Education Administration, Baylor University;
- Exercise Training Protocol
- Cardiovascular Training Methods
- Stress & Anxiety in Sport Performance