Name and Surname: Jacco van Sterkenburg

Role: Assistant Professor in the Department of Media & Communication

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Organization: Erasmus University Rotterdam

Nationality: NL



Dr. Jacco van Sterkenburg is Assistant Professor in the Department of Media & Communication and the Erasmus Research Centre for Media Communication and Culture (ERMeCC), Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Furthermore he is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Mulier Institute, a Dutch research centre for the study of sport.
For the past few years Jacco van Sterkenburg’s research has focused on race/ethnicity, gender and (dis)ability in sport media and sport policy and – management, with a specific focus on football/soccer.  Jacco’s research has gained recognition inside and outside academia and he has published a variety of books, book chapters and academic journal articles in journals such as Media Culture & Society, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Soccer & Society, and Journal of Multicultural Discourses.

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