Prof. Shellie McParland

Prof. Shellie McParland

Part-time Professor of Disability Studies

Office: DL123

Phone: 4584


Research Interests:

Sociocultural study of sport, sport history, health promotion, social determinants of health, gender studies in sport and exercise, sport coaching, non-traditional/ emerging qualitative methodologies, autoethnography

  • Ph.D. abd Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University
  • M.A. Kinesiology with Specialization in Sport History and Coaching, Western University
  • B.Ed. Physical Education, Western University
  • B.A. Kinesiology, Western University
Selected Publications:

McParland, S. (2013). The Gender Game: Rewriting the Rules of Basketball through Autoethnography. Sport History Review 44, (1), 25-37.

McParland, S. (2013). Review of Fighting the Current: The Rise of American Women’s Swimming, 1870-1926. London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2011. Journal of Sport History 40, (1), 164-165.

McParland, S. (2012). Autoethnography: Forging a New Direction in Feminist Sport History. Journal of Sport History 39, (3), 473-479.