SHARP Insights: The Impact of Journalistic Norms on the Framing of Title IX and Women's Sports
Lecture by Marie Hardin

Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
Associate Director, Curley Center for Sports Journalism

Marie Hardin teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on sports and society, while her research focuses on diversity, ethics, and professional practices in mediated sports. Her work has been published in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Sociology of Sport Journal, Sex Roles, Newspaper Research Journal, Mass Communication & Society, Journalism, Journal of Sports Management and The Howard Journal of Communications.

Dr. Hardin’s recent research examines the social attitudes and values of sports journalists and bloggers, and the experiences and career paths of women in sports journalism. In 2010 she was a finalist for the Scripps Howard Foundation Journalism Teacher of the Year.

Hardin received her Ph.D. in 1998 from the University of Georgia. Before completing her Ph.D. she worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, as well as a freelance magazine writer.

A collaboration between the University of Michigan and the Women's Sports Foundation, the SHARP Center supports research and policymaking to enhance the lives of women and girls through sport, play, and movement. For additional information, please contact Terri Eagen-Torkko at 734-647-6394 or

Date and Time 
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery, Room 100

Contact Person 

Terri Eagen-Torkko

Contact Phone 
(734) 647-6394
Contact E-mail 

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