Jacco van Sterkenburg Visiting Professor at Victoria University Melbourne, Australia
Jacco van Sterkenburg from the Department of Media & Communication is invited to be a Visiting Professor at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, in January 2018. From 21-31 January he will be with the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), within the College of Sport and Exercise Science to share his expertise on Critical Race Theory, media framing, and diversity relations, with a specific focus on sport media, sport organizations and sport coaching.
In particular, he is acknowledged for bridging the gap between media studies, sociology of sport and cultural studies. His appointment will involve, amongst other things, giving a Public lecture on race and ethnicity in sport media, giving a seminar and a work shop on racial/ethnic and gender diversity in sport leadership, and providing consulting, research and expert advice to staff, students and professionals of Victoria University.