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Joseph Cooper Book Event

Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Hartford Campus

From Exploitation Back to Empowerment: Joseph N. Cooper is an Assistant Professor in the Sport Management program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut (UConn). Prior to arriving at UConn, he earned in undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Recreation Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his master's degree in Sport Administration (Department of Exercise and Sport Science) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and doctorate in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Management and Policy from the University of Georgia (Athens, GA). His research agenda focuses on the intersection between sport, education, race, and culture with an emphasis on sport involvement as a catalyst for holistic development. He is also the faculty founder of Collective Uplift (CU), an organization designed to educate, empower, inspire, and support students across ethnic groups at UConn (and the world) to maximize their full potential as holistic individuals both within and beyond athletic contexts.


Laurie Bompart. 860-263-2270

Bookstore (primary), Hartford Campus, Neag School of Education, Sociology Department, UConn Master Calendar

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