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Professor of Kinesiology, Affiliate Professor of History, Director of Research and Educational Programs for the Penn State Center for the Study of Sport in Society, Penn State

Mark Dyreson's research interest is the history of sport and culture in the modern world, with a particular emphasis on the late 19th- and 20th-century United States. His specific research concentrates on the role of sport in the creation of modern societies.


  • –present
    Professor of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University


Fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology