Department of Movement Science

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Sally Ross, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

 

Office: B2-223 Mackinac Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8879
Email:  sally.ross@gvsu.edu

 

 Academic Background

 

  • B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign (Program Management)
  • M.S. University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign (Administration of Recreation, Sport and Tourism)
  • Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign (Sport and Tourism)

 Scholarly Interests

 

  • Sports opportunities for girls and women
  • Sports Media Images
  • College Sport Social Responsibility
  • Intercollegiate Athletics Reform

  Courses Taught

 

  • PED 356 : Current Topics in Sport Leadership
  • PED 280: Special Topics: Introduction to Sport Leadership
  • PED 495: Administration in Sport Leadership

 Recent Publications.

  • Ross, S.R. (2011). Parks and Recreation.  In Swayne, L.E., & Golson, J.G. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Krane, V., Ross, S.R., Barak, K.S., Lucas-Carr, C.B. (in press). Being a girl athlete, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. Published online June 26, 2013. DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2013.809380
  • Krane, V., Ross, S.R., Barak, K.S., Rowse, J. & Lucas-Carr, C.B. (2012). Unpacking our academic suitcases: The inner workings of our feminist research group.  Quest, 64(4), 249-267.

  • Krane, V., Ross, S.R., Miller, M., Rowse, J.L., Ganoe, K., Andrzejczyk, J.A., & Lucas, C.B. (2010). Power and focus: Self-representation of female college athletes. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 2, 175-195. [in special issue on Visual Methodologies]
  • Krane, V., Ross, S.R., Miller, M., Ganoe, K., Lucas, C.B., & Barak, K.S. (2011). “It’s cheesy when they smile”: What girl athletes prefer in images of female college athletes. Research Quarterly for Sport and Exercise, 82, 593-615.
  • Schneider, R., Ross, S.R., & Fisher, M. (2010). Academic clustering and major selection of college student-athletes. College Student Journal, 44(1), 64-70.

 Recent Conference Presentations

  • Ross, S.R. (2013, November). Situating Female Athletes in Media Images.  National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

  • Krane, V.K., Ross, S.R., Barak, K.S., Mann, M., Kaunert, C. (2013, October) Negotiating an Image: A textual analysis of female athlete photographic self-representations. International Conference on the Image, Chicago, IL.

  • Ross, S.R., Krane, V.K., & Barak, K.S. (2012, November).  College sport social responsibility: Advancing gender equity through equitable marketing of athletes. Presentation at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, New Orleans, LA
  • Barak, K.S., Robinson, C., Krane, V., & Ross, S.R. (2012, July).  The world is watching: Creating socially responsible images of elite women athletes. Presentation at the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport, Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Barak, K.S., Ross, S.R., & Krane, V. (2012, July). Out of focus: Sport media, women athletes, and media literacy. Presentation at the Psychology of Women Section of the British Psychological Society conference, Windsor, England.

  • Ross, S.R., (2011, November). Athletic Girls Traversing Gender Boundaries. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Barak, K.S., Ross, S., Krane, V., Robinson, C., & Lucas-Carr, C. (2011, November). Taking control: Self-created images, college sport marketing, and equitable representations of female athletes. Presentation at the Girls & Women in Sport/Physical Activity Conference 2011: Creating Change, Tucker Center for Girls & Women’s Sport, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

  • Robinson, C., Katie Barak, K.S., Ross, S., Krane, V., & Lucas-Carr, C. (2011, November). Talk isn’t cheap: Using the words of young girl athletes to improve their sport experiences. Poster presentation at the Girls & Women in Sport/Physical Activity Conference 2011: Creating Change, Tucker Center for Girls & Women’s Sport, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

  •  Barak, K.S, Robinson, C., Lucas-Carr, C., Ross, S., & Krane, V. (2011, November). Picture this: New directions for marketing women’s sport. Poster presentation at the Girls & Women in Sport/Physical Activity Conference 2011: Creating Change, Tucker Center for Girls & Women’s Sport, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Irwin, C. C., Irwin, R. L., Ryan, T. D., Martin, N. T, & Ross, S. R. (2011, October). USA Swimming diversity research summary: Emerging solutions from the pool deck. Paper presented at the annual World Aquatic Health Conference, Seattle, WA.

  • Martin, N.T., Ross, S.R., & Irwin, R.L. (2011, June). Preparing students for experiential learning: Recruiting, constructing, and training a “Green Team.” Paper presented at annual conference for the North American Society for Sport Management, London, Ontario, Canada.

     

     

     

     

     

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