Research Network Chair

Since April 2019 Dr. Jörg Krieger is Assistant Professor in Sport and Social Science at Aarhus University. He was formerly employed at the Institute of Sport History and Olympic Studies Centre of the German Sport University Cologne, where he completed his PhD. His main research fields are the history of doping and anti-doping, transformation processes in the International Association of Athletics Federations, the history of the Olympic Movement and the Youth Olympic Games. In 2016, Jörg published his monograph "Dope Hunters" with Common Ground. In the book, he examines the evolution of scientific knowledge within the international anti-doping community that coalesced during the second half of the twentieth century. Jörg has published in leading international journals and is a member of various international academic networks.

Sport & Society Research Network Advisory Board

  • Jean Côté, Queen's University, Canada
  • Hjunjoo Cho, Korean Institute of Sport Science, South Korea
  • Efthalia Chatzigianni, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
  • Rylee A. Dionigi, Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Yoav Dubinsky, University of Oregon, United States of America
  • Austin Duckworth, Independent Scholar, United States of America
  • Simeon Davies, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
  • Maria Pontes Ferreira, Wayne State University, United States of America
  • April Henning, Stirling University, United Kingdom
  • Jörg Krieger, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Peter Omondi-Ochieng, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States of America
  • Jennifer Pharr, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States of America
  • Joe Recupero, Ryerson University, Canada
  • Ian Ritchie, Brock University, Canada
  • Laurel Walzak, Ryerson University, Canada

The Sport & Society Research Network is grateful for the foundational contributions, ongoing support, and continued service of our Advisory Board.