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Joan Hult

Joan S. Hult

Professor Emerita, Kinesiology

Joan S. Hult (Ph.D. University of Southern California) is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Kinesiology. Her work focuses on sport history, and philosophy of sport. Dr. Hult is one of the foremost sport historians on American women in athletics. She has written and spoken extensively on all aspects of women in sport including governance, the Olympics, basketball, and Title IX issues. She was co-editor of the NAGWS sponsored book, A Century of Women's Basketball: From Frailty to Final Four.


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BS, 1954

Indiana University-Bloomington

M.Ed., 1958

University of North Carolina-Greensboro

PhD, 1967

University of Southern California-Los Angeles