Professor Emeritus of Sociology
Current research for a scholarly audience: television advertising during sports telecasts.
Recent applied research: health status of populations in Williamson County, health and behavioral risk factors, health insurance and the uninsured
1994. "Televised Sport and the (Anti) Sociological Imagination." Journal of Sport & Social Issues 18 (1): 88-99.
1984. "Media Images of Male and Female Professional Athletes: An Interpretive Analysis of Magazine Articles." Sociology of Sport Journal 1 (4): 251-262.
Honors & Awards
Sam Taylor Fellowship
Exmplary Teacher, Board of Higher Education, United Methodist Church
Brown Distinguuished Teaching Professor
William Carrington Finch Professor
Specific subjects or issues you can knowledgeably discuss:
local public health and health care issues, especially where national data might be relevant televised sport; more generally, questions of the role of sport in modern society
I am willing to talk to the media: yes
I am willing to talk to community groups about my area of expertise: no
Can you do interviews in Spanish? no
Other languages you are fluent in:
Experience with the news media (especially electronic media):
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