Affiliated and Emeriti Faculty

Michael Malec

Associate Professor Emeritus




Michael Malec’s main area of research is in the sociology of sport, with a special focus on children’s sport, nationalism, and sport in developing nations. His primary teaching responsibilities are for the required introductory statistics course for both undergraduate and graduate students.


2007 - College Sports. In Higher Education: Open for Business (ed. Christian Gilde). Read the Abstract. Landham, MD: Lexington Books.

1997 - Robinson and Worrell: Athletes as Agents of Social Change. Pdf document. Pp. 412-418 in Journal of Sport and Social Issues 21:4. (With H. Beckles.)

1997 - Gender Equity in Athletics. Pp. 209-218 in Gregg Lee Carter (ed.), Perspectives on Current Social Problems. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

1995 - The Social Role of Sports in Caribbean Societies. New York: Gordon & Breach. National Library of Australia.

1993 - Essential Statistics for Social Research (2nd ed.). Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

1993 - Patriotic Symbols in Intercollegiate Sports During the Gulf War. Read the Abstract. Pp. 98-106 in the Sociology of Sport Journal 10(1).