Courtney Cox, Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies

Courtney Cox
Academic Areas:
Identity and Representation in Sports Media, Labor and Sport, Advanced Analytics, Globalization and Sport, Gender and Sport

Courtney Cox is an academic expert in a variety of issues located at the intersection of sport and society. She is assistant professor of race and Sport in the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies and teaches courses such as Race, Gender, and Sport; Race, Class, Empire: The Olympics; and Intro to African American Studies. She is currently working on two monographs -- one focused on women’s basketball around the world and another on advanced analytics in sport. She is a former ESPN employee and has also worked at NPR-affiliate KPCC in Pasadena, California.

Contact: | 541-346-8392


Recent media: 
In #metoo era, Kobe and other athletes often get a pass (The New York Times, Jan. 28, 2020)
New Faculty Profile: Courtney Cox, Assistant Professor, Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies (University of Oregon, October 2019)