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Faculty Experts



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):

Contact Details:
(512) 863-(office)