Mark S. Dyreson
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
- History of sport
- social and cultural dynamics of human movement
- Race, ethnicity, gender, and sport
History of sport and culture in the modern world with particular emphasis on the late nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States. Specific research concentrates on the role of sport in the creation of modern societies.
Mark Dyreson. “Mapping an Empire of Baseball: American Visions of National Pastimes and Global Influence, 1919-1941.” The winner of the nationwide Webb-Smith historical essay contest, published in Baseball in America and America in Baseball. Donald Kyle and Robert R. Fairbanks, editors, pp. 143-188. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.
Mark Dyreson. Crafting Patriotism: America at the Olympic Games. London: Routledge, 2008.
Mark Dyreson. Making the American Team: Sport, Culture and the Olympic Experience. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1998.