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Sociology Assistant Professor discusses the College Athlete Conundrum

Jasmine Harris, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Ursinus College, discusses her research and the College Athlete Conundrum with Top of the Mind host, Julie Rose.

Division I college athletics is big business, generating enormous TV revenues and high salaries for coaches. Dr. Harris discussed questions relating to her research on the subject matter.  Are the student athletes who fuel the public’s obsession players - or are they pawns? Is anyone really looking out for their interests as they try to balance school and sports?

 Hear Dr. Harris’ interview on Top of the Mind, with Julie Rose.

~by Christine Angermeier