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I am currently Head of Research in the Chelsea School, University of Brighton. My teaching focuses predominantly on the social history of sport, sociology and cultural studies, and I supervise research students on media/ sport cultures and comparative sports cultures and politics. I was editor of the International Review for the Sociology of Sport for the issues from 2000 through to early 2004.


Research Interests: The application of cultural studies to the analysis of sport, the study of sport as part of a critical sociology of consumption, challenges of investigative sociology, sport and spectacle, biography Extra-curricular Interests: Rock music, movies, theatre, arts