Deane Lamont, PhD

A professor in the department of Kinesiology, Lamont can discuss performance enhancement, ethnic and racial issues in sports. Lamont can also address the early history of Oakland.  

Deane Lamont

 Lamont's research includes an overall history of sports, in particular, ancient Greek, Victorian British and the evolution of sports in American. A resident of Oakland, California, Lamont is also an expert on the early history of the East Bay city and has authored a book on the topic. He can be reached at (925) 631-4024 or at

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