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Sandra Kirby
Professor Emerita

Department:
Graduate Studies

Fields:
  • Athletics
  • Bullying
  • Equity
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Social Issues
  • Sports / Exercise
  • Sports Medicine
  • Harassment and abuse in sport
Areas of Expertise:
  • Athletes
  • Children and Sport
  • Coaching Rowing
  • Harassment and Intended Abuse in Sport
  • High Performance Sport
  • Homophobia and Sport
  • Rowing and Cross Country Skiing Masters Performance
  • Sport and Human Rights
  • Sport Equity
  • Women and Sport
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • French
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others
About:

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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