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Alan Klein

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Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Professor Klein has spent his career examining the intersection of culture, politics and sport. His research has taken him to study baseball in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and other far flung sites; bodybuilders in southern California; and Lakota Indian basketballers on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He has published six books and dozens of articles and is currently working on a book based on the Lakota project.

  • North American Society for the Sociology of Sport.
  • American Anthropological Association.

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