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Chad Carlson, Ph.D.

Clinton Warren, Ph.D.

Office: 2504 Lantz Arena
Phone: 217-581-7594
Fax: 217-581-7973
Email: ccarlson@eiu.edu
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Dr. Chad Carlson, assistant professor, currently serves as the graduate coordinator in the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies. The department currently offers a master's degree with three areas of emphasis:

  1. Exercise Science

  2. Pedagogy/Coaching

  3. Sports Administration

Dr. Carlson's research includes a focus on 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. He received his doctorate from Pennsylvania State University.

Admission to the graduate program in kinesiology and sports studies requires an application to The Graduate School as well as three letters of recommendation and resume to the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies. Please contact Dr. Carlson or visit the program's website for program admission criteria.

Jessica Wilson, 2014