BiographySteve Jackson is a Professor at the University of Otago where he specialises in the socio-cultural analysis of sport. His research interests include: globalisation, national identity and sport media.
In addition to his post at Otago Steve has served as a Visiting Professor at Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic), the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), the University of British Columbia (Canada), the National Taiwan Normal University and was recently appointed as a Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa). Steve is a past-President of the International Sociology of Sport Association. Further information about Steve's research and postgraduate study opportunities can be found at: http://physed.otago.ac.nz/staff/sjackson.html
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Globalisation and Sport
National Identity and Sport
Sport, culture and advertising