Thomas M. Hunt
Assistant Professor & Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports
Office & Hours
Office: NEZ 5.718
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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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.
J.D. - Baylor University School of Law, 2003
Ph.D. - Kinesiology, University of Texas at Austin, 2007
Thomas M. Hunt, Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960-2008 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011).
- 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.