Current Courses Taught
Meyer, A. R. (2014) Invited Book Review. Watson, N., & Parker, A. (2014) “Sports and Christianity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives.” New York: Routledge. For Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.
Meyer, A. R. & Watson, N.J. (2014) Radical Orthodoxy and the Emergence of Spiritual Hero-Athletes: Examining Lance Armstrong's "Illness" Narrative. Journal of Disability & Religion. 18(2), 157-172.
Meyer, A. R. (2013) “Digital Sport Fan Media, Lance Armstrong, and Virtual
Communities.” In Batchelor, B. and Coombs, D. (Eds.) American History through American Sports: From Colonial Lacrosse to Extreme Sports Vol. 3 (pp. 255-278). Oxford: Praeger.
Meyer, A. R. (2012) “Radical Orthodoxy & Lance Armstrong: Shedding Light on Sport as a Religious Experience.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture. 24(3), 449-462.
Meyer, A. R. (2012) “Muscular Christian Themes in Contemporary American Sport: A Case Study.” The Journal of the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies. 2(1), 15-32.
Education & Training
PhD University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Department of Kinesiology & Community Health
May 2010 Major - Kinesiology Cognate - Cultural, Pedagogical, & Interpretive Sport Studies
Dissertation: Contemporary American Sport, Muscular Christianity, Lance Armstrong and Religious Experience
MS University of Montana
August 2003Major - Philosophy
Concentration - Teaching Ethics
Thesis: Moral Requirements for Today’s Professional Athletes
BS Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
May 2001 Major - Philosophy
College of Health & Human Sciences, HHPR
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