University of Minnesota

Tucker Center Affiliated Scholars

Tucker Center Affiliated Scholars are people with substantive interests in the research and programmatic interests of the Tucker Center. Affiliated Scholars are by invitation and may be:

  • Faculty at the University of Minnesota and other institutions who wish to participate selectively and collaboratively in TC research and activities
  • Individuals external to the University of Minnesota who participate in TC-related research and activities

Benefits & Expectations

Affiliated Scholars will receive notification of TC events and are welcome to attend. Affiliated Scholars may be expected to participate in, or attend some TC activities, contribute to the biannual newsletter, as well as respond to requests for information. Foremost, TC Affiliated Scholars amplify and extend the work and mission of the TC.

The Process

For more information about becoming an Affiliated Scholar, individuals should contact:

Dr. Nicole LaVoi, director
Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport
1900 University Ave SE - Cooke 203,
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Current Affiliated Scholars

University of Minnesota Affiliated Scholars


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Rayla Allison, JD
CEHD Operations, Emerita
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Jo Anne Buysse, PhD
Sport Management, Emerita
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Doug Hartmann
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Mary Jo Kane, PhD
Kinesiology, Emerita
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Lisa Kihl, PhD
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Beth Lewis, PhD
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Toben Nelson, PhD
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Vicki Schull, PhD
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Chelsey Thul, PhD


External Affiliated Scholars

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Cheryl Cooky, PhD
Purdue University
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Elizabeth Daniels, PhD
University of Colorado
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Guylaine Demers, PhD
Laval University, Canada
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Janet Fink, PhD
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Caroline Heffernan, PhD
Temple University
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Cindra Kamphoff, PhD
Minnesota State, Mankato
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Kent Kaiser, PhD
Ainsley Shea
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Vikki Krane, PhD
Bowling Green State U
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Katie Lebel, PhD
Ryerson University, Canada
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Sarah Leberman, PhD
Massey U, New Zealand
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Leanne Norman, PhD
Leeds Beckett U, UK
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Etsuko Ogasawara, PhD
Juntendo U, Japan
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Ann Pegoraro, PhD
University of Guelph, Canada
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Jamie Schultz, PhD
Penn State
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Sally Shaw, PhD
U of Otago, New Zealand
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Nefertiti Walker, PhD
U Mass, Amherst