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Murray Sperber

Murray Sperber

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Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies

Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley, 1974
M.A.: University of California, Berkeley, 1963
B.A.: Purdue University, 1961

Since 2008, I have been a Visiting Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. I mainly teach graduate seminars in the The Cultural Studies of Sports in Education Program.

My main publishing has been regular articles for the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Selected Publications (click images for more information)

Beer and Circus: How Big-Time College Sports Has Crippled Undergraduate EducationBeer and Circus: How Big-Time College Sports Has Crippled Undergraduate Education (Henry Holt and Co., 2000).

Onward to Victory: The Creation of Modern College SportsOnward to Victory: The Creation of Modern College Sports (Henry Holt and Co., 1998).

Shake Down the Thunder: The Creation of Notre Dame Football (Henry Holt and Co., 1995).

College Sports Inc.: The Athletic Dept Vs. the University (Henry Holt and Co., 1990).