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Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia

Brian Wilson is a sociologist and Professor in the School of Kinesiology at The University of British Columbia (UBC) and Director of UBC's Centre for Sport and Sustainability. He is editor of Sport and the Environment: Politics and Preferred Futures (2020, with Brad Millington -- Emerald Press) and Sport and Physical Culture in Canadian Society (2020, with Jay Scherer -- Pearson Press). He is author of The Greening of Golf: Sport, Globalization and the Environment (2016, with Brad Millington -- Manchester University Press), Sport & Peace: A Sociological Perspective (2012 -- Oxford University Press), and Fight, Flight or Chill: Subcultures, Youth and Rave into the Twenty-First Century (2006 -- McGill-Queen's University Press). Brian has written articles on sport, peace, social inequality, environmental issues, media, social movements, and youth culture.


  • –present
    Professor, Kinesiology, University of British Columbia


    McMaster University, Ph.D. (Sociology)