Ryan T Murtha

Ryan T Murtha

Kinesiology

Ph.D. in Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Austin, expected 2021
M.S. in Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2018
B.A. in Economics/History, Villanova University, 2016

Email: rmurtha@utexas.edu
Office: BEL
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Ryan is a PhD student in the Physical Culture & Sport Management program. Originally from Philadelphia, he majored in economics and history as a undergrad before coming to Texas to get his master's in Sport Management. He has published on the legal issues surrounding the intersection of sport and the first amendment, and his writing has appeared on popular sites like Slate and Deadspin. Ryan's academic interests include the role of sport in the development of identity, sport as a tool for community building, and Irish sport history.