Nathan Kalman-Lamb

Nathan Kalman-Lamb

Lecturing Fellow of Thompson Writing Program

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Tuesday/Thursday 12:10 pm-1:10 pm


Nathan Kalman-Lamb is a Lecturing Fellow in the Thompson Writing Program at Duke University. His recent teaching interests include the intersection of sport, labor, race, and social inequality; sociology of the body; and social theory, classical and contemporary. He is the author of Game Misconduct: Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport (2018, Fernwood) and co-author of Out of Left Field: Social Inequality and Sports (2011, Fernwood). He has also recently published in scholarly venues on athletic labor and social reproduction and centering writing in critical sociology of sport pedagogy. He is a major proponent of public scholarship and has published essays, articles, and op-eds in publications such as The Chronicle of Higher EducationJacobin MagazineLos Angeles Review of BooksGlobe and MailNews and ObserverOttawa Citizen, and others. He has also appeared on various television and radio broadcasts including CBC News and ESPN. He is currently a cluster representative for the Duke Faculty Union.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., York University in Toronto (Canada) 2016

  • M.A., York University in Toronto (Canada) 2007

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Doctoral Fellowship awarded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2009 to 2013)

Canada Graduate Scholarship– Master’s awarded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2006 to 2007)