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Doctoral Alumni Scholar

The Sport Studies Doctoral Alumni Scholar Award was established in 2017 to recognize a doctoral graduate who has made significant contributions to the academic community. The recipient is recognized during the fall semester during a visit the campus. The visit include a public lecture in the recipient’s area of expertise, interaction with current doctoral students, and other class presentations.

2017Dr. Brody RuihleyMiami University
2018Dr. Josh PateJames Madison University
2023Dr. Dawn NorwoodNorthern Illinois University

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