Proposal Defense Notice: Jen Fry

Tue, December 7, 2021 1:00 PM at Virtual

Jen FryPh.D. student Jen Fry will defend her dissertation proposal as follows:

Title: Black, Set, Spike: Racial Experiences of Professional Black Volleyball Players in Europe

Day and Date: Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021

Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)

Location: Virtual

A copy of the dissertation being proposed can be obtained by emailing The defense will consist of two steps:

First step

Members of the Department (including faculty, students, and staff) are invited to join an uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the dissertation proposal, and a subsequent questioning session. The session will be moderated by the advisor.

​Guidance Committee:

  • Kyle Evered, Co-Chair
  • Akilah Carter-Francique, Co-Chair- San Jose State University, Executive Director, Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change, Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies
  • Alan Arbogast, Geography
  • Billy Hawkins-University of Houston, Professor