We participate in a number of outreach and engagement activities. These include:


Work with national organizations

We work with these entities to enhance diversity and inclusion in sport and physical activity. A recent example includes work with The Aspen Institute and Project Play. See more information here


Doctoral Students Grants

Funding in this area is reserved for graduate students (either MS or PhD) conducting diversity research in the area of sport and physical activity. Past recipients include:

  • Megan Chawansky (2006, The Ohio State University)
  • Elizabeth Gregg (2006, Indiana University)
  • John Borland (2007, University of Connecticut)
  • Amanda Paule (2007, Michigan State University)
  • Erin Hagan (2008, University of Connecticut)
  • Kylee Short (2008, The Ohio State University)
  • Rachel Madsen (2009, University of Connecticut)
  • Rhema Fuller (2010, University of Connecticut)
  • Meg Hancock (2011, University of Louisville) 
  • Christine Wegner (2013, Temple University)
  • Donna Fickes (2014, Texas Tech University)
  • Jorge Moraga (2015, Washington State University)


Faculty Grants

Funding in this area is reserved for individuals with a terminal degree working at an institution of higher education. Past recipients include:

  • Candace Ashton (2011, University of North Carolina Wilmington)
  • E. Nicole Melton (2013, Texas Tech University) 
  • William Massey (2014, Concordia University Wisconsin)
  • Rachel Allison (2015, Mississippi State University)