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Ellen Staurowsky, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, highlights research from her report with Ramogi Huma, executive director of National College Players Association, titled “How the NCAA Robs Predominantly Black Athletes of Billions in Generational Wealth.”

Commentary: College sport amateurism is a tool of oppression

By Ellen Staurowsky September 29, 2020
The NCAA’s principle of amateurism is the linchpin that perpetuates systemic racism through its policies and practices.

Study finds colleges lack understanding of Title IX

By Ellen Staurowsky August 26, 2010
For the past 18 years, I have had the privilege of teaching the course “Gender Issues in Sport” to students at Ithaca College. Our unit on Title IX and its impact on federally funded school athletic programs is always a bit of a roller coaster ride, with the end result being a moment when some…
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