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Ned Britt

Lecturer / Instructor

  • Health, Human Performance, & Leisure Studies
  • College of Arts & Sciences


Dr. Ned Britt, Jr., born and raised in Harlem, NYC., is a full time Lecturer at Howard University, in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies. Dr. Ned Britt retired from Towson University in 2008 as Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Director of Campus Recreation.  He is also, an Adjunct faculty at Prince George’s Community College.  Most of his experience has been at a collegiate level, however he has taught 7th – 9th grade physical education at Lombard Jr. High in Baltimore city. Over the course of his career, he has taught numerous courses including Swimming, Individualized Fitness, Backpacking, Mountaineering and Methods of Teaching Physical Education on the Secondary Level, Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Organization and Administration of Recreational Sports.  Dr. Britt has also taught Beginning Swimming with The Prince George Sports and Learning Complex.  In addition to teaching, he served as Field Director for “Project Marg” a wilderness outdoor experience for freshman and trained the group leaders for the same program.  As Director of Campus Recreation for 30 years at Towson University, he has developed a national reputation for building programs that emphasized and promoted student development. Dr. Ned Britt, Jr. has presented at national and regional conferences on topics of Leadership, diversity and campus recreation culture. He has served as Region 1 Vice-President for the National Intramural Sports Association (NIRSA); recipient of the Region 1 Merit Award for NIRSA, also he has served as a member of the NIRSA Board of Directors working with NIRSA professionals.  Dr. Britt has consulted with several organizations, recently with teachers at several Baltimore City Public Schools and training for Y.M.C.A. staff members in Baltimore City under “Play for Peace”.  Dr. Ned Britt, Jr. earned his B.S. from University of Maryland Eastern Shore, M.Ed. Springfield College and ED.D. from Indiana University,Bloomington, Indiana.