Posbergh presents at annual North American Society for the Sociology of Sport conference

Anna Posbergh, PhD

Anna Posbergh, PhD, President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Kinesiology, co-organized a session entitled “The Malleability of ‘Sex’ in Sports, Sports Organizations, and Policy” with Dr. Sheree Bekker (University of Bath) at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) 2022 annual conference in Las Vegas, NV. In the session, Posbergh presented twice, both in a solo presentation entitled “Felt Policy, Malleable Protection: Understanding the Creation and Implementation of Protective Policies,” and in a co-authored presentation with Bekker etitled “(Gendered) Science in Elite Sport Organizations: Reimagining Sports Beyond the Binary.” Posbergh also moderated and participated in a panel discussion entitled “Critical Reflections on the Governance of Women Athletes” alongside Bekker, Dr. Cheryl Cooky (Purdue University), Dr. Travers (Simon Fraser University), Dr. Sarah Teetzel (University of Manitoba), and Dr. Madeleine Pape (University of Lausanne).