University of Minnesota

The 2019 Fall Distinguished Lecture, "Celebrating the Career of a Groundbreaking Scholar: Professor Mary Jo Kane," video available here


Featured Media

The Tucker Center/tptMN film collaboration, "Game On: Women Can Coach," explores supporting research, dispels false narratives and celebrates female coaching pioneers. This film marks the third collaboration between tptMN and the Tucker Center. [LEARN MORE]

Featured Research

A 26-year longitudinal analysis of intercollegiate Division I media guides in a changing sports media landscape. Media guides are university-produced and distributed publications whose role has changed as the college sports media landscape has changed. This longitudinal study documents changes in male and female athlete portrayals and representations over time. ... [READ THE RESEARCH]

The first of its kind in the world, the Tucker Center is an interdisciplinary research center leading a pioneering effort to examine how sport and physical activity affect the lives of girls and women, their families, and communities.