Graduate Student Information
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Conference Information for Graduate Students
The NASSS Conference is a great place for grad students to meet each other and to interact with faculty in their field. The NASSS grad reps organize several programs to help graduate students get the most out of the conference. Specific Information on these programs is available by clicking on the "Grads" tab of the 2017 Conference Page.
You can also contact grad rep Sam Twito (email@example.com) with any questions about the programs.
Grad Student Room Share:
Sharing a room can help with your expenses and allow you to meet other students. NASSS Grad Reps help interested grad students meet others who want to share the cost of a hotel room.
Take a Student to Lunch
This program is a valuable way for grad students to connect with faculty during the conference.
Graduate Student Specific Events
Each year, the graduate reps help organize a panel lunch and a social at the conference.
This is a listing of universities offering graduate programs in the sociology and cultural studies of sport, physical activity, leisure and recreation. All information was provided by individuals from these institutions, so the NASSS Graduate Representatives cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information on this page. Please contact individual departments for the most up-to-date information about a program.
Should your institution be on this list? Is there missing or inaccurate information? Please let the NASSS Graduate Representatives know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Institution & Location||Program Title||Notable Faculty|
|University of Alberta, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreationhttp://www.physedandrec.ualberta.ca/||Socioocultural Studies of Sport and Leisure||Judy Davidson, Jim Denison, Pirrkko Markula, Lisa McDermott, Jay Scherer|
|University of British Columbia, School of Kinesiologyhttp://kin.educ.ubc.ca||MA, MsC, and PhD in KinesiologyOptions: Social Sciences||Wendy Frisby, Patricia Vertinsky, Brian Wilson|
|University of Manitoba, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Managementhttp://umanitoba.ca/faculties/kinrec/grad_programs/index.html||MA and MSc (with a multi-faculty PhD program)||Russell Field, Joannie Halas, Moss Norman, LeAnne Petherick, Sarah Teetzel|
|Queen’s University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studieshttp://www.queensu.ca/skhs/graduate||Degree(s): MA and PhDOptions: Sociocultural Studies of Sport, Health & the Body||Mary Louise Adams, Rob Beamish, Samantha King, Elaine Power|
|University of Toronto, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Educationhttp://physical.utoronto.ca/Graduate.aspx||MSc and PhD in Exercise SciencesOptions: Sociocultural||Michael Atkinson, Peter Donnelly, Caroline Fusco, Bruce Kidd, Margaret MacNeill|
|University of Waikato, Department of Sport and Leisure Studieshttp://education.waikato.ac.nz/about/departments/sport-and-leisure-studies||Master’s and PhD||Lisa Hunter, Dawn Penney, Clive Pope, Bob Rinehart, Holly Thorpe|
|University of Otago, School of Physical Education, Sport, & Exercise Science|
http://physed.otago.ac.nz*3 Year International PhD scholarships available *
|Masters and PhD|
Options: Sociology of Sport, Physical Cultural Studies, Sport Management & Policy*Degree can be completed through either the School of PESES or the Department of Sociology (or both).
|Steve Jackson, Michael Sam, Lisette Burrows, Mark Falcous, Doug Booth, Tania Cassidy, Sally Shaw, Ojeya Cruz-Banks, Anne-Marie Jackson|
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|California State University, Fullerton, Department of Kinesiologyhttp://hhd.fullerton.edu/knes/Graduate/||MS in Kinesiology Options: Sport Studies||Steve Walk|
|California State University Northridge, Department of Kinesiology|
MS in Kinesiology: Concentration in Sport Studies
|Chris Bolsmann, Douglas McLaughlin|
|San Francisco State University, Department of Kinesiology|
Options: Physical Activity: Social Scientific Perspectives
|Susan G. Zieff|
|University of Colorado, Colorado Springs|
|Masters||Jay Coakley (Emeritus), Jeffrey Montez de Oca|
|University of Connecticut, Department of Kinesiologyhttp://ekin.education.uconn.edu/||PhD in KinesiologyOptions: Exercise Science, Sport Management & Sociology of Sport||Jennifer Bruening, Laura Burton|
|University of Georgia, Department of Kinesiologyhttp://www.coe.uga.edu/kinesiology.||PhD, EdD in Physical Education & Sport Studies; EdD,PhD in Curriculum & Instruction (Pedagogy)Options: Sport Studies, Physical Education Pedagogy||Billy Hawkins|
|University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, Department of Kinesiology and Community Healthhttp://www.kch.uiuc.edu||PhD in Kinesiology, PhD in Community HealthOptions: Bio-behavioral Kinesiology, Cultural, Pedagogical & Interpretive Studies||Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko|
|Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, School of Public Health, Department of Kinesiology, Sport Management Program http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/phb/2012-2013/graduate/doctoral/human-perf-sport-mgt.shtml||MS and PhD in Sport Management||Gary Sailes,Ph.D.|
|University of Iowa, Department of American Studies http://www.uiowa.edu/~amstud/||PhD in American Studies, Sport Studies track||Susan Birrell|
|University of Kansas, Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Scienceshttp://www.soe.ku.edu/depts/hses||PhD in EducationOptions: Health Education, Sports Studies|
|University of Maryland, Department of Kinesiologyhttp://sph.umd.edu/KNES/||PhD in KinesiologyOptions: Pedagogical Studies, Sport Commerce & Culture||David Andrews, Michael Friedman, Shannon Jette, Damion Thomas|
|Springfield College, Department of Exercise Science & Sport Studieshref="http://www.spfldcol.edu/homepage/dept.nsf/academics%2Fhper||PhD in Exercise & Sport StudiesOptions: Sport & Exercise Psychology|
|University of Minnesota, School of Kinesiologyhttp://www.cehd.umn.edu/kin/||PhD in KinesiologyOptions: Sport Management, Sport Psychology, Sport Sociology||Jo Ann Buysse, Mary Jo Kane, Nicole LaVoi|
|University of North Carolina – Greensboro, Department of Exercise & Sport Sciencehttp://www.uncg.edu/ess/||EdD, PhD in Exercise & Sport ScienceOptions: EdD, College Teaching or Leadership track; PhD, Sociohistorical Studies of Physical Activity||Katherine Jamieson|
|Kent State University, School of Foundations, Leadership & Administrationhttp://www.kent.edu/ehhs/sportstudies/index.cfm||MA Sport StudiesOptions: Sport and Recreation Management||Leticia Gonzales, Sangkwon Lee, Mark Lyberger, Daniel Mahoney, Aaron Mulrooney, Kimberly S. Schimmel, Theresa Walton|
|University of Rhode Island, Department of Kinesiologyhttp://www.uri.edu/hss/physical_education/||Master’s Degree in Kinesiology Options: Specialization in Cultural Studies of Sport and Physical Culture||Kyle Kusz|
|University of Tennessee, Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies http://krss.utk.edu/graduate/||PhD in Kinesiology and Sport Studies||Lars Dzikus|
|University of Houston, Department of Health & Human Performancehttp://hhp.uh.edu/||PhD in KinesiologyOptions: Socio-cultural Influence on Physical Activity & Obesity||Demetrius Pearson|
|University of Texas, Department of Kinesiology and Health Educationhttp://www.edb.utexas.edu/khe/||PhD, EdD in KinesiologyOptions: Sport Management, Interdisciplinary Sport Studies|
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