Dr Sarah Zipp

Lecturer in Sport Management

Sport University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Sarah Zipp

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About me

Sarah Zipp is a Lecturer in sport studies and management at the University of Stirling in Scotland (UK). Her work explores socio-cultural aspects of sport, including sport for development, gender equality, globalization, health and issues of social justice. Dr. Zipp has taught at universities in the UK, USA, Netherlands, Singapore and Japan, bringing a global perspective to her teaching and research. Her teaching roles have focused on international sport, applied learning and employability, sport management, sport sociology and sport for development.

Dr Zipp has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, reports and news articles. She works with numerous global partners, including the Women Win Foundation, the National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (NOWSPAR) of Zambia and the International Working Group for Women in Sport (IWG). She earned her PhD in Development Studies at the International Institute for Social Studies at Erasmus University in the Netherlands.


Early Career Scholar

The JSFD Early Career Scholar Award will be awarded to an early career JSFD author in recognition of significant scholarly contributions to the sport for development field. Award Winner 2020: Sarah Zipp, University of Stirling, Scotland