Callie Batts Maddox

Callie MaddoxAssistant Professor

219C Laws Hall
513-529-2717
maddoxce@MiamiOH.edu

Degrees:
PhD., Kinesiology and Physical Cultural Studies, University of Maryland
MA., International Sport Policy, University of Brighton
BA., History and International Studies, Whittier College

Curriculum Vitae

Scholarly Interests

My research and teaching focus on the socio-cultural study of sport, physical activity, leisure, and embodiment. My interests include women's baseball, the global governance of sport, physical culture in India, and cultural meanings of yoga.

My current research projects include:

  • Feminist framings of menstruation within various yoga traditions
  • The history of women's collegiate baseball in the American Midwest
  • Embodiment, baseball, and girlhood in Japanese anime

I am also the co-founder of the Miami Women’s Baseball Club and contribute to the team as a faculty advisor and coach.

Courses Taught

  • SLM 276: Current Issues in Leisure and Sport
  • SLM 378: Sport, Power, and Inequality
  • SLM 676: Cultural Studies of Sport

Recent Publications

McAnirlin, O. & Maddox, C.B. (2020, ahead of print). “We have to be a little more realistic”: Women’s outdoor recreation experiences in a community hiking group. Annals of Leisure Research. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/11745398.2020.1820880

Hodler, M.R. & Maddox, C.B. (2020, ahead of print). Converging interests, unequal benefits? Tribal critical race theory and Miami University’s Myaamia Heritage Logo. Sociology of Sport Journal. https://doi.org/10.1123/ssj.2020-0039

Maddox, C.B. (2020). Fitness, consumption, and young middle-class women in contemporary India: “To tackle all that is thrown her way”. South Asia Research, 40(1), 111-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/0262728019895346

Maddox, C.B. (2020). “Under one banner”: The World Baseball Softball Confederation and the gendered politics of Olympic participation. Sport History Review, 51(1), 125-144. https://doi.org/10.1123/shr.2019-0028

Maddox, C.B. (2020). Not America’s game: The globalization and post-Westernization of women’s baseball. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 44(2), 115-133. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193723519884850

Maddox, C.B., DeLuca, J.R. & Bustad, J.J. (2019). Working a third shift: Physical activity and embodied motherhood. Sociological Inquiry. https://doi.org/10.1111/soin.12297

Maddox, C.B. & Cooley, R. (2019). ‘The Benares of the West’: The evolution of yoga in Los Angeles. Journal of Sport History, 46(1), 82-97. https://doi.org/10.5406/jsporthistory.46.1.0082

DeLuca, J.R. & Maddox, C.B. (2018). Fixing the front porch?: Maryland’s move to the Big Ten. In R. King-White (Ed.), Sport in the neoliberal university: Profit, politics, and pedagogy. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

DeLuca, J.R. & Maddox, C.B. (2016). Tales from the ethnographic field. Navigating feelings of guilt and privilege in the research process. Field Methods, 28(3), 284 – 299. https://doi.org/10.1177/1525822X15611375

King-White, R., DeLuca, J.R. & Maddox, C.B. (2016). Circumstantial intervention: Three perspectives. Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 38(3), 213 – 235. https://doi.org/10.1080/10714413.2016.1178540

Maddox, C.B. (2015). Studying at the source: Ashtanga yoga tourism and the search for authenticity in Mysore, India. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 13(4), 330-343. https://doi.org/10.1080/14766825.2014.972410

In the News

Women's Baseball Club Challenges Convention and Conformity

Beyond youth sports, women have very few opportunities to continue playing baseball in any organized way. So in this podcast episode, we take a look at a new project inspired by Dr. Callie Maddox, who has officially launched the first collegiate women’s baseball club in the country.

 

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Miami University Women's Baseball Club Challenges Convention and Conformity


Winner of the 2018 Doug Pappas Award

Callie Batts Maddox was awarded the 2018 Doug Pappas Award from the Society for American Baseball Research for the best oral research presentation.

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SABR 48: Maddox, Firstman win 2018 convention presentation awards