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Courtney Cox

Assistant Professor
Black Studies, IRES
Phone: 541-346-8392
Office: 217 Alder Bldg.
Office Hours: Fall '21: Email to set up appt.
Research Interests: Sport Studies, Performance Studies, Feminist Theory, Black Studies, Critical Data Studies


Dr. Courtney M. Cox is an assistant professor in the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies (IRES) at the University of Oregon. Her research examines issues related to identity, technology, and labor through sport and wine. Her current book project, Double Crossover: Gender, Politics, and Performance in Basketball, considers how Black women and non-binary athletes maneuver through the global sports-media complex. She is also co-director (with Dr. Perry B. Johnson) of The Sound of Victory, a multi-platform digital humanities project located at the intersection of music, sound, and sport. She previously worked for ESPN, Longhorn Network, NPR-affiliate KPCC, and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.