Dawson McCall

Dawson McCall is a third year Ph.D. student in East African sports and educational history with research interests in the historical development of Kenyan distance running and secondary education. Secondary areas of interest include the teaching of history in secondary educational settings and the relationship between sports, national politics, and community building.

He comes to MSU after ten years of teaching high school history and political science, as well as nine years of coaching basketball, cross country, and track.

 

Fields of Interest: African History (Modern East Africa), Sports History, and History of Education & Pedagogy

Advisor: Laura Fair

Committee: Laura Fair, Walter Hawthorne, Peter Alegi, Bethany Wilinski

Research Language(s): Swahili

Educational Background: B.A. – History, Loyola University, N.O. (2004)

Research/Teaching Appointment (’18-’19): Fall, 2018 – Research Assistant for Dr. Laura Fair; Spring, 2019 – TBA

Email: mccalld3@msu.edu