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Thomas M. Hunt, J.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at the University of Texas at Austin. With research interests that include sport law, history, and international relations, Hunt has published articles in, among others, the Journal of Sport History, the International Journal of the History of Sport, and the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. His book Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960-2008 is considered a critical text on the topic.
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2007
J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 2003
B.A. in Government, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000
Examines the intersection of sport and international political history.
Book Series Editor, Terry and Jan Todd Series on Physical Culture and Sport, The University of Texas Press(2015 - Present)
Treasurer, North American Society for Sport History(2014 - Present)
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Sport History(2012 - Present)
Editoral Team Member, International Journal of the History of Sport(2011 - Present)
Duckworth, A., Krieger, J. & Hunt, TM. (2020). Preventing the Biological Bomb: The Impact of Covid-19 on Security at Sporting Events. In P. M. Pedersen, B. J. Ruihley, & B. Li (eds.). Sport and the Pandemic: Perspectives on Covid-19s Impact on the Sport Industry (pp. 33–40): Routledge.
Murtha, R., Heffernan, C. & Hunt, TM. (2020). Building American Supermen? Bernarr MacFadden, Benito Mussolini and American Fascism in the 1930s. Sport in Society (in press).
Hunt, TM. & Duckworth, A. (2019). The Russian Doping Scandal in the Context of Global Political Relations. In Jörg Krieger & Stephan Wassong (eds.). Dark Sides of Sport (pp. 93–106): Common Ground Publishing.
Hunt, TM. & Hao, YA. (2019). Sporting Exchanges Between China and the United States, 1980-1984: Inevitable Politics and Excessive Political Strings. International Journal of the History of Sport, 36(9-10), 854–75.
Duckworth, A. & Hunt, TM. (2019). Espionage in the Eternal City: The CIA, Ukrainian Émigrés, and the 1960 Rome Olympic Games. Journal of Intelligence History.
Hunt, TM. (2018). Sport and American Foreign Policy during the 1960s. In T. Rider & K. Witherspoon (Eds.). Defending the American Way of Life: Sport, Culture, and the Cold War. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press.
Duckworth, A. & Hunt, TM. (2017). Learning the American Way: Sports International and American Soft Power. International Journal of the History of Sport.
Hunt, TM. (2017). WADA and Doping in World Sport. Oxford Handbook of Sports History (Edited by R. Edelman and W. Wilson). New York: Oxford University Press.
Duckworth, A. & Hunt, TM. (2016). Protecting the Games: The International Olympic Committee and Security, 1972-1984. Olympika: The Journal of Olympic Studies.
Hunt, TM. & Todd, J. (2015). Powerliftings Watershed: Frantz v. United States Powerlifting, the Legal Case that Changed the Nature of a Sport. Sport and the Law: Historical and Cultural Intersections. Fayetteville: Edited by SO Regalado and SK Fields. University of Arkansas Press.
Hunt, TM. (2015). Anti-Doping Policy Before 1999" In V Møller, I Waddington, and JM Hoberman (eds). Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport. New York: Routledge.
Kioussis, G. & Hunt, TM. (2015). Perceptions of the American(ized) Other in East German Elite Sport, 1966-1977: An Interpretive Analysis. Journal of Sport History, 42(2).
Gleaves, J. & Hunt, TM (eds). (2015). A Global History of Doping in Sport: Drugs, Policy, and Politics. New York: Routledge.
Hunt, TM., Dimeo, P., Hemme, F. & Mueller, A. (2014). Doping and the Health of Athletes during the Cold War: A Comparative Analysis of the Two Sides of the Iron Curtain. International Journal of the History of Sport.
Hunt, TM. (2011). Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960-2008. Austin: The University of Texas Press.
The Geopolitics of Sports Stratfor
1968 U.S. Olympic Team Oral History Project
H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports.
Dean's Distinguished Faculty Fellow, College of Education, University of Texas at Austin (2020 - 2021)
Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education (2015)
Summer Research Assignment Award, The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate School Faculty Development Program (2013)
Journal of Sport History Best Article Award - "American Sport Policy and the Cultural Cold War: The Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Years," 33 no. 3 (2006): 273-297, North American Society for Sport History
Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, Global Sport and Olympic Studies Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland (2016)
Sport and International Relations, Penn State University, Happy Valley, PA (2016)
The Performance-Enhanced Body, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, New York, NY (2015)
Ryan T Murtha, Ph.D., expected 2023 (Supervisor)
Sam T Schelfhout, Ph.D., expected 2021 (Supervisor)
Sport and international relations, popular culture and international relations, public diplomacy, American foreign policy, American soft power, public policy and agenda-setting, politics and mass media, democratization, sport and political ideology, history of sport, philosophy/metaphysics of sport, sport and national identity, esports
Yuxiang "Andrew" Hao, Ph.D., 2020 (Supervisor)
Lauren Osmer, Ph.D., 2019 (Supervisor)
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