Theresa Walton

Theresa Walton

Theresa Walton, an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration at Kent State University, focuses on investigations of power relationships and the ways those relationships are both resisted and maintained within sport and physical activity. In particular, she has examined media discourse of gender equality in sport, women’s amateur wrestling, and elite distance running. More recently, she has investigated how high school girls navigate and understand their embodied identities. Her work has been published in the Sociology of Sport Journal, the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, the Journal of Popular Culture and Sport, Education and Society.

Job Title

Associate Professor, School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration at Kent State University

Campus

Kent