Doo Jae Park is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, whose research interests include Asian moving bodies, racialization, identity politics, and cultural citizenship in contemporary sports and physical culture. He teaches Asian American popular culture, race, empire, and (settler)colonialism.
Physical Cultural Studies
Sport as public pedagogy
Race, diaspora, immigration in globalizing circumstance
Ph.D., Kinesiology (Cognate: Physical Cultural Studies), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Park, D. J., Shin, N. R., Sydnor, S., & Clarke, C. (2021). Ice Dancing to Arirang in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games: The Intersection of Music, Identity, and Sport, Sociology of Sport Journal, 38(1), 78-87. https://journals.humankinetics.com/view/journals/ssj/38/1/article-p78.xml
Shin, N. R., Park, D. J., & Peachey, J. W. (null). Taegeuk Warriors with Blue Eyes: A Media Discourse Analysis of the South Korean Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team and Its Naturalized Athletes. Communication & Sport (Advanced Online publication). https://doi.org/10.1177/2167479520958402