See below for a list of supporting faculty members within the Kinesiology Department.

Deane Lamont  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D Human Biodynamics, University of California at Berkeley, 1996
  • M.A. Kinesiology, Saint Marys College, 1990
  • B.S. Kinesiology, San Jose State University, 1987

Awards:

  • Young Scholar Award - Western Society of Kinesiology & Wellness (1997)
  • Vice Chancellor for Research Award - University of California at Berkeley (1995)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award - University of California at Berkeley (1993)

Fellowships:

  • University of California Regents' Fellow - University of California (1994)
  • Franklin Henry Fellowship Award - University of California at Berkeley (1994)
  • Franklin Henry Fellowship Award - University of California at Berkeley (1993)

Grants:

  • Faculty Development Grant - Saint Mary's College (2009)
  • Faculty Development Grant - Saint Mary's College (2008)
  • Faculty Development Grant - Saint Mary's College (2001)
  • Faculty Development Grant - Saint Mary's College (2000)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • "Sport and Health in Early Oakland, California".
    Sabbatical presentation
    (April 2010)
  • "Oakland, California: America's Healthiest City!".
    North American Society for Sport History Conference
    University of North Carolina, Ashville
    (May 2009)
  • "A Saint Mary's College Sport History".
    Kinesiology 10, (sabbatical presentation) Saint Mary's College
    (October 2008)
  • "Segregation, Integration, and Boycott: Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of San Francisco and Saint Mary's College".
    North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Conference
    (2008)
  • "Black Athlete Power at Saint Mary's College of California.
    University of Toronto Conference: To Remember is to Resist: 40 Years of Sport and Social Change
    (2008)
  • "Tom Brown's Schooldays: A Guide to Masculinity in Victorian Britain and America". ,
    January Term class "Sports Fiction," Saint Mary's College
    (2007)
  • "Sport at U.S. Catholic Colleges: Mission versus Money".
    American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Convention
    (2007)
  • "Sport at U.S. Catholic Colleges: The Place of the Black Athlete".
    Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness Conference
    (2006)
  • "Title IX: Civil Rights Legislation in Women, Sport and Society". ,
    January Term class, Saint Mary's College
    (2005)
  • Under Californian Skies: Pierre de Coubertin's Visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, 1893". ,
    The 2004 North American Society for Sport History Conference, Asilomar, California.
    (2005)
  • "Seventeenth Century Puritan Attitudes toward Sport and Physical Recreations on the Sabbath".
    The Mayflower Society of San Francisco
    (2001)
  • "The Role of Sport in the Development of Oakland's Saint Andrew's Society". ,
    The 2000 North American Society for Sport History Conference, Banff, Canada.
    (2000)
  • "The Physical Culture of Puritan New England". ,
    Mayflower Society of Contra Costa County
    (1999)
  • "The Historiography of Physical Culture". ,
    Graduate Research Methods seminar, Department of Kinesiology, Saint Mary's College
    (1998)
  • "Modern American Public Health: Relationships Between Educational Attainment, Risky Health Behavior, and the Healthcare System". ,
    The Department of Environmental Science, San Jose State University
    (1998)
  • "Title IX and College Athletics". , and ,
    Administration and Legal Issues seminar, Department of Kinesiology, Saint Mary's College
    (1998)
  • "Women, Sport, and Vigorous Physical Activity: A History of Exclusion and Restriction?". ,
    January Term class, Saint Mary's College
    (January 1997)
  • "The Games-Playing Phenomenon at Nineteenth-Century English Public Schools: A Precursor to American Collegiate Sport". ,
    The Department of Human Biodynamics, University of California, Berkeley
    (1996)
  • "Sporting and Recreational Pursuits in Oakland, California, with Particular Emphasis on the Contributions of Immigrants, 1850 - 1900". ,
    The 1995 North American Society for Sport History Conference, California State University, Long Beach, California
    (1995)
  • "Running Events in Ancient Sumer". ,
    The 1993 North American Society for Sport History Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    (1993)
  • "Physical Contests in an Ancient Near-Eastern Culture: A Comparison with Greece and Rome". ,
    The Department of Kinesiology, San Francisco State University
    (1993)
  • "Health, Character, and Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century Oakland, California: A Model for Sport and Physical Education in the Twenty-First Century?". ,
    The 1997 Western Society of Kinesiology and Wellness Conference, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada

Publications:

  • Lamont, Deane A. 2010. America's "Healthiest" City: A History of Early Oakland, California. Saarbruken, Germany: VDM.
  • Lamont, Deane A. 2009. Oakland: The Bay Area's Playing Field. Journal of the West 48 (1): 58-72.
  • Lamont, Deane A. "Oakland's Parks: From 'Lungs of the City' to Commercialized Ventures." California History submitted January (2009)
  • Lamont, Deane A. 2008. A Multi-Year Survey of Physical Activity among College Students, their Families, and Friends. Californian Journal of Health Promotion 6 (2): 79-83.
  • Book Review, . More than just a Game: Sports in American Life since 1945. Journal of Sport History. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2004: Vol 31.2., 2005.
  • "Pierre de Coubertin in San Francisco." Journal of Olympic History, Vol. 13, Iss. 3, 2005
  • Contributor, . Historical Dictionary of African-Americans in Sport. : Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2004.
  • Ben, Carrington and Ian, McDonald. "Book Review." Race, Sport and British Society (London: Routledge, 2001) in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 19, Iss. 4, 2002
  • Lamont, Deane. "Under Californian Skies: Pierre de Coubertin's Visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, 1893." B.A.S.O.C. Newsletter 2002
  • , , Gatz, Margaret, Messner, Michael A. and Ball-Rokeach, Sandra J. 2001. Book Review, Paradoxes of Youth and Sport (Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2002) in The International Journal of the History of Sport, vol. 21, issue 1
  • Lamont, Deane. "The Role of Sport in the Development of Oakland's Saint Andrew's Society." Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference of the North American Society for Sport History, Mount Royal College, Banff, Alberta, Canada,, 2000
  • Lamont, Deane and Peavy, Robert D. "Health, Character, and Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century Oakland, California: A Model for Sport and Physical Education in the Twenty-First Century?." The Western College Physical Education Society's Monograph Series, 1997
  • Lamont, Deane. "Running Phenomena in Ancient Sumer." Journal of Sport History 1995: 207-215
  • Lamont, Deane. "Undergraduate Student Recruitment and Retention and the Centralized On-Campus Recreational Facility." National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association Journal 16.1 (1991): 3-6
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