Benjamin N. Montemayor, M.S.
Office: Virgil Henson Activities Center, Room 219B
Mr. Montemayor joined the College of Nursing and Health Sciences in 2013. He received a B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science from West Texas A&M University in 2011, and a M.S. in Health and Human Performance from Oklahoma State University in 2013.
Teaching and Related Service
Mr. Montemayor teaches Personal Fitness Concepts, Programming for Health and Wellness for Children, and Theory and Practice of Non-Traditional Games and Sports.
Mr. Montemayor is the author of “Perceived Stress and Discrimination Influence on Alcohol Use among Hispanics in a Culturally Plural Society.” He was involved in several studies in his time at Oklahoma State and has made numerous presentations at national research conferences.
Research and Creative Activity
Mr. Montemayor’s research interests include health promotional issues among minority societies, health disparities among ethnicities, fitness issues among the college population and experiences of discrimination and coping mechanisms.
Mr. Montemayor enjoys working out and spending time with his family. He enjoys long hikes in Palo Duro Canyon in the early morning and gets way into his fantasy football league. He’s an all-time Dallas Cowboys fan and has experienced their highs and lows for the past 24 years. He’s happy to be a part of the WTAMU community.