We research and engage at the intersection where sport and society meet, with the goal of fostering understanding and equality.

Fun Facts

All cover photos are courtesy of The Lantern and its photographers: Mackenzie Shanklin is a third-year journalism major with a minor in both photography and media production and analysis. She is from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and is currently the photo editor at The Lantern. Christian Harsa is a first-year psychology student with a minor in photography. He is from Twinsburg, Ohio, and is the current assistant photography editor at The Lantern.

Recent News

March 4, 2021

SSI offers this sampling of articles and videos to help better illuminate the Intersectionality of Change".

Articles Opinion: As America burns amid protests after George Floyd's death, it'…
February 26, 2021

The first session of Sports and Society Initiative's "Intersectionality of Change," focused on "Understanding the Intersectionality of Change," and included a 45-minute talk, followed by 30-minute…

February 25, 2021

Davon Norris, a PhD candidate in Ohio State's Department of Sociology, joined with Michigan researcher Corey Moss-Pech to explore racial discrimination in the NBA in the paper, "White Men Can’t…

February 25, 2021

The Ohio State Sport Management Graduate Association is hosting a series of webinars featuring alumni from the program. The public is invited to attend.
March 2, 7:30 p.m.

People Directory

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Trevon Logan
Hazel C. Youngberg Distinguished Professor of Economics