Michaël Attali is a professor at the University of Rennes 2, France. He is the laboratory director of Violence, Innovation, Politics, Socialization and Sports (VIPS2) and head of the Master 2 DISC (Development, Integration, Sport and Culture). His research focuses on representations of sport and its cultural integration. Web page: http://perso.univ-rennes2.fr/michael.attali
Douglas Booth is dean of the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism at Thompson Rivers University, and emeritus professor at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He is the author of The Race Game (1998), Australian Beach Cultures (2001), and The Field (2005). Doug currently serves on the editorial boards of Rethinking History and the Journal of Sport History and is an executive member of the Australian Society for Sport History.
Timothy Chandler is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Towson University, Towson, MD, having also served as provost and executive vice-president and interim president of Towson University. His research interests are in nineteenth century British sport history and specifically the role of the public schools in the development and diffusion of the ideology of athleticism across British sporting institutions.
Eric Claverie, maitre de conférence, Université de Bordeaux, Laboratoire LACES. Après des travaux initiaux consacrés à l’histoire du basket-ball, il développe des recherches historiques autour des thèmes du sport laïque, du sport communautaire en espace postcolonial, et de la culture professionnelle des enseignants d’EPS.
Tiffany Demiris (MS, Temple University) is a doctoral student at Louisiana State University in the Sport Management program. Tiffany is interested in sport facilities development and operations in both the collegiate and professional athletic realms. Her interests also lay in the historical aspects of the said facilities.
Doriane Gomet is senior lecturer in Sports Sciences (STAPS) and in Contemporary History. She is working at the Institut de Formation en Education Physique et Sports d’Angers (IFEPSA, France) and in the research center “Violence, Identities, Politics and Sports” (VIPS², EA 4636) of the University of Rennes 2, France. She is particularly interested in the history of the practices of vulnerable people, notably those in captivity during nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Web page: https://perso.univ-rennes2.fr/doriane.gomet
Craig Greenham, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Windsor. The research project in this issue includes three of Craig’s areas of specialization: baseball, journalism, and the 1980s. He has also written about Pete Rose for the Society of American Baseball Research and continues to be fascinated by this important but troubled sports icon.
Kieran James is a senior lecturer in the School of Business and Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland. He was formerly a professor at the University of Fiji (Saweni, Fiji Islands) from 2013–2015. He researches Fiji soccer history and the intersection of popular music and religion in Indonesia. He has published in Soccer & Society and Journal of Popular Music Studies.
Julien Krier, agrégé d’EPS dans l’enseignement secondaire, Laboratoire LACES. Julien Krier a engagé une thèse à l’Université de Bordeaux depuis trois ans sous la direction de Jean-François Loudcher et Eric Claverie. Ce travail propose d’étudier les spécificités de la région Bordelaise en matière d’innovations en éducation physique et sportive dans la première moitié du vingtième siècle, dans une approche socio-historique.
Jean-François Loudcher, professeur des universités, Université de Bordeaux, Laboratoire LACES. Jean-François Loudcher est professeur des universités en sciences historiques et sociales à l’université de Bordeaux. Son travail traite de l’histoire de l’éducation physique et du sport en France et à l’étranger vu sous l’angle de phénomènes de civilisation reposant sur les théories foucaldiennes et éliasiennes. Il s’est engagé dernièrement dans l’étude des politiques publiques et territoriales ainsi que dans celle du coaching et a investi les problématiques de l’héritage sportif et des processus patrimoniaux.
Yogesh Nadan is a lecturer in the Department of Accounting at Fiji National University, Fiji Islands. He has given guest lectures at the University of Fiji. Yogesh is also a resident of Ba Town and a supporter of the Ba soccer team, which plays in Fiji’s national-competition premier-league. He has published in Soccer & Society journal.
Etienne Pénard is working at the Institut de Formation en Education Physique et Sports d’Angers (IFEPSA, France). He is completing a thesis on the history of jewish sport in France (late-nineteenth century–1948) at the University of Rennes 2, France.
Jeffrey Petersen (PhD, University of New Mexico) is a professor of Sport Management and director of the School of Education’s Graduate Program in Sport Management. Jeffrey’s primary areas of research include sport facility design and management, sport management curriculum and pedagogy, interscholastic sport sponsorship, and the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
Jay Scherer is a professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta.
Chad S. Seifried (PhD, The Ohio State University) is the L.M. “Pat” and Mildred Harrison Endowed Professor at the Louisiana State University in Sport Management. His research interests embrace the use of historical methods to review the management history associated with organizations, individuals, and sport facilities to highlight the contribution of history within contemporary management settings. Chad is an ERB member with Sport History Review.