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Sibyl Kaufman (primary)

Thomas M Hunt

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

Phone: +1 512 471 0994

Thomas M. Hunt, J.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin, where he also holds an appointment as Assistant Director for Academic Affairs at the H. J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports.

J.D. and Ph.D.

Sport policy, law, and history; international relations; international politics and diplomacy; drugs and doping in sport; the Olympic Movement.

Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960–2008 (Austin: The University of Texas Press, in press; available Winter 2010/2011). (see:

"The Lessons of Crisis: Olympic Doping Regulation during the 1980s,” Iron Game History: The Journal of Physical Culture 10, no. 2 (April/May 2008): 12-25. "Sport, Drugs, and the Cold War: The Conundrum of Olympic Doping Policy: 1970-1979," Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies 16 (2007): 19-42. "Countering the Soviet Threat in the Olympic Medals Race," International Journal of the History of Sport 24 (June 2007): 796-818. "American Sport Policy and the Cultural Cold War: The Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Years," Journal of Sport History 33 (Fall 2006): 273-297