Claire M. Williams, PhD

An assistant professor of sport management in the Department of Kinesiology, Claire M. Williams's research interests include: women in sport, Title IX, discrimination and the harassment of GLBT athletes.

Professor Claire Williams, Co-Director, Graduate Kinesiology ProgramWilliams teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her research includes the marketing of female athletes, and women’s sportswear.

She teaches classes in sport and recreation management, sport law, facility and event management, and women in sport.

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