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October 1, 2023

Professor of Sociology and SSI Research Chair Chris Knoester was recently featured in an OSU College of Arts & Sciences “Voices of Excellence” podcast, describing his research focus transition…

September 25, 2023

By Lauryn Luderman

Every year, SSI looks for ways to improve its research and expand its reach across Ohio State and beyond.

With staff and faculty from many universities across…

September 7, 2023

Ohio State University’s Mark Pantoni is considered a guru of college football recruiting. He knows what does and does not work in enticing young talent to join a blue-chip program.

Right…

August 27, 2023

Two Ohio State emeritus sociology professors were honored with recognitions of their outstanding sports and society research contributions.

Professor Tim Curry (pictured) and professor…

August 23, 2023

Ohio State’s application to become an Associated Press Sports Editors student chapter was approved by the executive committee making the Buckeyes APSE’s 12th student chapter.…

July 17, 2023

Tim Miller, who spent a dozen years in communication with Major League Soccer clubs, will be teaching at Ohio State this fall and supporting the Sports and Society's podcasting and communication…

May 31, 2023

Sports and Society faculty members Dr. Brian Turner and Dr. Nicole Kraft spent the heart of May guiding a study abroad across four countries to explore the “European Model of Sport.”

May 25, 2023

SSI Affiliate Research Awards

2022    Fellow for the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (Dawn Anderson-Butcher)

2022    Sport Management Education Journal’s 2021…

May 10, 2023

New research by OSU Sociology PhD Candidate James Tompsett and SSI Research Chair and Sociology professor Chris Knoester, published with open access in PLoS ONE, analyzes connections between…