New Network Chair: Sport and Society Research Networks

  • 2019-05-08

Common Ground Research Networks is pleased to announce the selection of a new Network Chair for the Sport and Society Research Network, Dr Jörg Krieger.

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.