School of Applied Sciences

The University of Mississippi

Peter W. Grandjean

Dean and Professor of Exercise Science

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Degree Study School
Ph.D. Kinesiology Texas A&M University 1996
Master of Science Exercise Physiology Texas Christian University 1992
Bachelor of Arts Physical Education Anderson University 1986

Dr. Grandjean oversees one of the fastest-growing schools on campus. The school, which seeks to improve the lives and conditions of people and communities across Mississippi and the region, also has a growing research imprint at UM, with more than $8.4 million in external funding received in fiscal year 2018. While at Baylor, Grandjean served as associate dean for research collaboration and graduate studies, director of the university’s Division of Health Professions, and as a professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. While at Baylor, he also served as director of the Baylor Laboratories for Exercise Science and Technology, and as director of The Center for Healthy Living. A nationally recognized professor and researcher, Grandjean has more than 30 years of experience in education. Grandjean received his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Anderson University in Indiana in 1986, his master’s in exercise physiology from Texas Christian University in 1992 and his doctorate in exercise physiology from Texas A&M University in 1996. Grandjean is a member of the American Physiological Society, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association and several other professional affiliations.