Joan S. Hult Women's History Lecture: Dr. Ellen Staurowsky
Friday, March 31, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This year’s Joan S. Hult Women's History lecture will feature Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, professor of Sport Management from Drexel University. Dr. Staurowsky will present a lecture, titled “Women’s Work in the 21st Century Collegiate Athletic Department: The More Things Change, the More Things Stay the Same," where she will discuss persistent issues of gender and pay equity in college sports settings.
Dr. Ellen Staurowsky is a recognized expert on social justice and gender discrimination issues in sport. Her areas of expertise include college athletes’ rights, gender equity and Title IX, and the the appropriation of American Indian imagery in sports. She authored the Women's Sports Foundation's 2015 report “Her Life Depends on It III: Sport and Physical Activity in the Lives of American Girls and Women.”
The Joan S. Hult Lecture Series is an annual Woman's History Month lecture series named for Joan S. Hult, Ph.D., Professor Emerita in the Department of Kinesiology. Hult is one of the foremost sport historians on American women in athletics and was influential in the implementation of the Title IX legislation (1972), which expanded opportunities for women and girls to participate in sports.
This event is sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology and the UMD ADVANCE program.