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Sandra Kirby

Professor Emerita

Sandra Kirby ©Dan Harper
Contact Information




  • Athletics
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Sports / Exercise
  • Harassment and Abuse

Areas of Expertise:

  • Bullying
  • Duty of Care in Sport
  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Harassment and Abuse
  • Intended Harms to Athletes
  • Methodology - Qualitative

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media


Dr. Sandra Kirby is Professor Emerita in Graduate Studies at The University of Winnipeg. Her research focuses on sport and social issues and she is an advocate to girls and women in sport.

Kirby is a noted international expert on abuse in sport and she has penned 11 books and numerous academic articles. She is a founding member of Safe Sport International and has worked with the International Olympic Committee and UNICEF on child abuse in sport.

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