“Gender Allyship in Sport,” with Caroline Heffernan

Dr. Caroline Heffernan

In this first episode [S2E1] of the second season of “Tucker Center Talks,” Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer, talks with Dr. Caroline Heffernan, an assistant professor of Sport and Recreation Management at Temple University and graduate of the U of M’s School of Kinesiology’s sport management doctoral program. Her groundbreaking research is on gender allyship in sport contexts. The two talk about what Dr. Heffernan found in her research, what individuals can do to be gender allies, and why professional sport is leading the way in hiring women coaches.