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MacIntosh Ross


(MENAFN- The Conversation) MacIntosh Ross earned his PhD in socio-cultural kinesiology at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. His previous work can be found in the academic journals: Sport and Social Issues; Journal of Sport History; Sport History Review; and the International Journal for the History of Sport. His current research focuses on the social significance of boxing and the human rights ramifications of the Olympic Games. He has also worked in the boxing industry as a manager, PR consultant, colour commentator, and play-by-play analyst.

Select Publications:
- Ross, M. (2017). In pursuit of a national Olympic team: James G. Merrick and the 1920 Canadian Olympic track and field trials. In S. Wassong, R. Baka, and J. Forsyth (Eds.),Olympic Perspectives. London: Routledge.

- Ross, M. (2017). The boxing boys in blue: gloved sparring and bare-knuckle prizefighting in the Union Army, 1861-1865. Journal of Sport History 44(3) (2017), 438-455.

- Wamsley, K.B., & Ross, M (2016). Sport and masculinity. In L.J. Borish, D.K. Wiggins, & G.R. Gems (EDS.), The Routledge History of American Sport. London: Routledge.

- Ross, M. (2016). In pursuit of a national Olympic team: James G. Merrick and the 1920 Canadian Olympic track and field trials. International Journal for the History of Sport 33(4): 385-400.

- Ross M. (2015). Prizefighting and sparring on the Pacific Coast: the pugilistic culture of late antebellum and Civil War era California. Journal of the West 54(2): 49-57.

Experience
  • –present Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, Western University
Education
  • Western University, PhD Kinesiology

The Conversation

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