Alan Klein

Professor of Sociology-Anthropology
education Ph.D., 1977, Cultural Anthropology
State University of New York at Buffalo
Mailing address 215N RP
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Selected Publications

Alan Klein. “The Transnational View of Sport and Social Development: The Case of Dominican Baseball,” Sport in Society, 12.9 (2009).

Alan Klein. “Globalizing Sport: Assessing the World Baseball Classic,” Soccer & Society, 9.2 (2008).

Alan Klein. Growing the Game: Globalization and Major League Baseball. (Yale University Press, 2006).

Alan Klein. “Sport, Culture, and Politics: Essays by Alan Klein”. (Routledge, 2006).

Alan Klein. Baseball on the Border: A Tale of Two Laredos. (Princeton University Press, 1997).

Alan Klein. Little Big Men: Bodybuilding Subculture and Gender Construction. (State University of New York Press, 1993).

Alan Klein. Sugarball: The American Game, The Dominican Dream. (Yale University Press, 1991).

Selected Honors & Awards

Cole Professorship of Anthropology, Wheaton College Spring 2009.

President, North American Society for Sport Sociology, 1997-1999.

“Book of the Year” [for Baseball on the Border ] North American Society for Sport Sociology, 1997.

Finalist for the Seymour Medal [for Baseball on the Border], Society of American Baseball Research, 1998.

Research and Scholarship Development Fund Grant, Northeastern University, 1980, 1988, 2001.

Enhance Grant, Northeastern University, 2008

Professional Associations & Affiliations

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport.

American Anthropological Association.