Thomas M. Hunt

Thomas M. Hunt

Assistant Professor & Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports


Interdisciplinary Program in Sport Studies, Sport Management

Email
tmhunt@austin.utexas.edu

Office & Hours

Office: NEZ 5.718
By appointment

Phone
(512) 471-0994

Fax
512-471-5812

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
2109 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78712-1415
UT Mail Code: D3600

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Profile

Thomas M. Hunt, J.D., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also holds an appointment as Assistant Director for Academic Affairs at the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports. As a faculty member in the Sport Management and Physical Culture and Sports programs at UT, he teaches classes in sport history, sport law, sport and ethics, and sport, fitness and the mass media. With research interests that include sport law, history, and international relations, Dr. Hunt has published articles in, among others, the Journal of Sport History, the International Journal of the History of Sport, and Olympika: The Journal of Olympic Studies. His book Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960-2008 was published in January 2011 by the University of Texas Press.

Education

J.D. - Baylor University School of Law, 2003

Ph.D. - Kinesiology, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Representative Publications

Thomas M. Hunt, Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960-2008 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011).

Recent Awards

  • 2013 Summer Research Assignment, UT-Austin Graduate School Faculty Development Program 

Current Research Projects and Grants

Director - 1968 U.S. Olympic Team Oral History Project, H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports.

Research Interests and Expertise

Sport history, law and policy, ethics and athletics, doping, international relations.