Dr Joel Nathan Rosen
associate professor of sociology and anthropology, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; author, The Erosion of the American Sporting Ethos: shifting attitudes toward competition

Dr Joel Nathan Rosen is an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. His research focuses primarily on the relationship between human activity and stratification as informed by cultural idioms such as music and sport.

He is the author of The Erosion of the American Sporting Ethos: shifting attitudes toward competition (McFarland); From New Lanark to Mound Bayou: owenism in the Mississippi Delta (Carolina Academic Press); and co-author of Black Baseball, Black Business: race enterprise and the fate of the segregated dollar. He is the co-creator of a five volume anthology series on sport celebrity and the nature of reputation published by the University Press of Mississippi.

Follow Joel Nathan on Twitter: @JoelNathanRosen


Saturday 2 November, 14:00 Barbican Library
The Life Of Brian at 40: are we more easily offended today?

Sunday 3 November, 16:00 Conservatory
Caster Semenya – running into controversy: genes, gender and sport