JOHN SINGER
Associate Professor, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 355-B Blocker
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-5497
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Primary Emphasis Area: Sport Management
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Short Bio
Dr. Singer is an Associate Professor in the Division of Sport Management within the Department of Health and Kinesiology. His research and scholarly interests are broadly in the area of diversity and social Justice, but more specifically centered around issues of race and racism, and the (under)representation, experiences, and overall well-being of historically marginalized groups in sport industry organizations and other relevant contexts. A great deal of this work has focused on the racialized and gendered experiences of Black males as key stakeholders in big-time college sport in the United States.
Research Interests
College Sport
Critical Race Theory
Diversity
Qualitative Inquiry
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Rosselli, A.C., & Singer, J.N. (2017). Challenges faced by African American golfers pursuing professional careers. Journal of African American Studies, 21(4), 605-620

2. Weems, A.J., Garner, J.R., Oshiro, K., & Singer, J.N. (2017). Corporate social responsibility: Considerations for sport management in the age of neoliberalism. International Journal of Exercise Science, 10(6), 900-914

3. *Rosselli, A.C., Cunningham, G.B., & Singer, J.N. (2017). Does golf=White? Perceptions of the prototypical golfer. International Journal of Sport Studies, 7(1), 1-7. *

4. Garner, J.R., & Singer, J.N. (2017). Exploring the notion of individual social responsibility (ISR) among black male college football athletes. Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity, 3(2), 98-122.

5. Singer, J.N., Weems, A.J., & Garner, J.R. (2017). Fraternal twins: Critical race theory and systemic racism theory as analytic and activist tools for college sport reform. In B.J. Hawkins, A.R. Carter-Francique, & J.N. Cooper (Eds.), Critical Race Theory: Black Athletic Sporting Experiences in the United States, (pp. 11-55). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

6. *Rosselli, A.C., & Singer, J.N. (2017). Influential factors that contribute to Black golfers' participation at the elite-level. Physical Activity Review, 5, 132-145

7. Weems, A., & Singer, J.N. (2017). Racial barriers in Eurocentric sport(ing) institutions: Countering the white racial frame. In R. Thompson-Miller & K. Ducey (Eds.), Systemic Racism: Making Liberty, Justice, and Democracy Real, (pp. 285-306). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

8. Singer, J.N. (2016). African American male college athletes' narratives on education and racism. Urban Education, 51(9), 1065-1095

9. Singer, J.N. (2015). Sociocultural legitimations in sport management: The role of sport in promoting racial diversity and inclusion. In M. Bowers & M. Dixon (Eds.), Sport Management: An Exploration of the Field and its Value, (pp. 181-210), Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing.

10. Singer, J.N. (2015). The mis-education of African American male college athletes. In E. Comeaux (Ed.), Introduction to Intercollegiate Athletics, (pp. 193-206), Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press.

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Vanessa Byrd (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Kwame Jesse Asamoah Agyemang (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Kristopher Nite (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Anthony Rosselli (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2008 - ). Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education

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