Cheryl Cooky

  • Associate Professor, American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Department Information

Womens Gender and Sexuality Studies // SIS // Faculty
American Studies // SIS // Faculty
Interdisciplinary Studies // Faculty

Office Information

  • Courses

  • AMST 210: Sport in American Culture

    AMST 301: Understanding the NFL

    WGSS 601: Feminist Theory

    WGSS 602: Feminist Methodologies

    “Meet Dr. Cheryl Cooky, Purdue College of Liberal Arts"

  • CHERYL COOKY is an associate professor of American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Purdue University. She is the co-author of No Slam Dunk: Gender, Sport and the Unevenness of Social Change (2018, Rutgers University Press), as well as numerous book chapters and is published in a diverse array of journals including Journal of Sex Research, Sex Roles, Gender and Society, American Journal of Bioethics, Sociology of Sport Journal, among others. She has authored ten opinion-editorial articles, appeared as an expert in several documentary films, television and radio programs, and was quoted in over 100 national and international news media outlets including The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Forbes, Globe & Mail, The Guardian, National Public Radio, among others. She is a past-president of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, a member of the National Policy Advisory Board for the Women’s Sports Foundation, and serves as Associate Editor of the Sociology of Sport Journal, as well as other journal editorial boards.

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