Professor Emeritus of History


After a long career of teaching and researching American urban, social, and cultural history, HOWARD CHUDACOFF has been working more extensively on topics in the developing field of American sports history. Focusing on relationships between sports and cultural aspects such as race and gender, as well as intercollegiate athletics, he has published a history of college sports, Changing the Playbook: How Power, Profit, and Politics Transformed College Sports (2015) and an article on the evolution of the control of elite sports, "AAU v. NCAA: The Bitter Feud That Altered the Struction of American Amateur Sports" (forthcoming Journal of Sport History). He currently teaches courses on the social history of sports in American and the history of intercollegiate athletics.

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