Ben Carrington

Expert in race, class and gender in sports and popular culture

Associate Professor of Sociology and Journalism


  • racism
  • sport and politics
  • Olympics and sporting mega-events
  • race, gender and sexuality in sports
  • popular culture and race
  • black athletes
  • British and U.S. politics
  • multiculturalism
  • nationalism and sports
  • class politics

Additional Information

  • Frequent contributor to both US and UK broadcast and print media, including the BBC, Sky News, The Guardian, Channel 4 News, Al Jazeera
  • Written and presented documentary for NPR on the black public intellectual Stuart Hall
  • Former semi-professional soccer player for over 10 years in England, before moving to the US

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