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Dr. Chad Carlson

Assistant Chair, Graduate Coordinator, Internships Coordinator

Office: 2504 - Lantz Arena
Phone: 217-581-7594
Email: ccarlson@eiu.edu

Chad Carlson's Vita

Spring 2014 Office Hours:

Monday: 7-12; 1-2:45
Tuesday: 7-10; 11:15-12; 1-2:45
Wednesday: 7-12; 1-2:45; 3:15-4:30
Thursday: 7-10; 11:15-12; 1-2:45
Friday: by appointment


Ph.D. (2010) Pennsylvania State University - Kinesiology Department - History and Philosophy of Sport Program
M.A. (2005) Western Michigan University - Health, PE, and Recreation Department - Pedagogy Program
B.A. (2003) Hope (Mich.) College - Secondary Education - Social Studies Program

Professional Organizations

International Association of the Philosophy of Sport
North American Society for Sport History

Speakers Bureau

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Socio-cultural aspects of sport with specific focus on historical and philosophical issues related to race, religion, and policy. Also, the history and philosophy of play and games.


Research interests include socio-cultural aspects of sport with particular interest history and philosophy of sport.  Recent publications have focused on race, religion, basketball, play, games, policy, rules, and the NCAA.