Sebastian Harenberg

Sebastian Harenberg

Continuing Education, Major: Extramural-Graduate

Phone:(607) 274-7780
Office: 322 Center for Health Sciences
Exercise Sci & Athl Training
Campus, NY 14850

Sebastian Harenberg, PhD, joined the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences as an Assistant Professor in 2016. Dr. Harenberg completed his doctoral degree at the University of Regina, Canada in 2014 and has worked in as a research scientist in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region before joining Ithaca College. His main research interests lie in group dynamics in sport, and more specifically in competitive process within sport teams (e.g., the competition for playing time, the impact of the relationship between competitors on the perception of competition). In addition, he has conducted research in cognitive (re)training of various populations as well as other health-related areas. Outside of academia, Dr. Harenberg has been coaching soccer for the past 8 years. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and golf, running, hiking, and cycling.



University of Regina

Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology and Health Studies. August 2014. Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Regina, SK, Canada. Dissertation: ‘As Iron sharpens Iron?’: Understanding Competitive Processes in Elite Sport Teams.


University of Göttingen

Bachelor and Master of Education (1. Staatsexamen) in Physical Education and English. Georg August University, Göttingen, Germany. Thesis: Leadership in Intramural Sports.


Undergraduate Courses Taught

EXSS-37500, Research Methods (Fall & Spring)


Graduate Courses Taught

ESSG-61100, Research Methods (Fall)

ESSG-610000, Statistics in Exercise and Sport Science (Spring)