Dr. Katherine Loh is in her second year as the NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for Florida Southern College. She is also in her 10th year as an Assistant Professor of Communication at Florida Southern, teaching fundamentals of speech, intercultural communication and persuasion.
- Secretary-General - Pan-American Lacrosse Association
- Board Advisor - Peru Lacrosse Association
- Member - World Lacrosse Nominating Committee
- FAR Chair - Sunshine State Conference
Loh is a 1993 graduate of the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and went on to receive her M.A. at George Mason University (1995) and her Ph.D. from American University in 2003. She has also completed professional certifications in CITI, DDI Learning Systems, and Root Diversity Learning Map (Master Trainer).
While an undergraduate, Loh was a student-athlete at Notre Dame of Maryland and was a member of the Gators' swimming team.
As a professor, her areas of research include race, identity and sports diplomacy. Other than Florida Southern, she has taught at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Towson University, and Polk State College. She was also the Senior Consultant overseeing the Faculty and Staff Development Program at the University of Pittsburgh.
Outside of academia, Dr. Loh is the Secretary General of the Pan-American Lacrosse Association. She serves on the board of the Peru Lacrosse Association and was part of the administration that successfully took the Peruvian Men’s National Team to their first World Lacrosse Championship in 2018. She also serves on World Lacrosse’s Nominating Committee.
In her spare time, Dr. Loh loves to swim and box. She is both a soccer mom and a lacrosse mom. She lives in Auburndale with her husband Dr. Henry Acosta, and her two boys Ben and Alex.