Profiles in "Community Sports" Expertise Area

  • Jonsson centers his research on the intersections of culture, politics, ritual, and history.
  • Kassing's is professor of communication studies. His research interests include organizational dissent, coach-athlete communication, fan/athlete use of social media, sport and identity, sports media and soccer.
  • Terry Shoemaker is a Lecturer in Religious Studies interested in current changes occurring in religion in America. He researches broadly religion in various sectors of life like sports, popular culture, and public life.
  • Mean's research focuses on the intersection of identities, sport, gender and sexuality, ideology and culture, discourses, language and representational practices across multiple sites and levels of enactment.
  • Allison Poulos (Ross) studies community-based health promotion with an emphasis on physical activity in schools as a source of children’s health.
  • Brooks is the associate director of the Global Sport Institute at ASU. As a scholar, he is primarily interested in youth and sport; inequality in sport, coaching and leadership; and community based sports interventions.