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
https://jsfd.org/…ient-sarah-zipp/ 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
Karst M & Zipp S (2020) Swimming and diving. In: Nauright J & Zipp S (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Global Sport. Routledge International Handbooks. London: Routledge, pp. 343-354. https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Global-Sport-1st-Edition/Nauright-Zipp/p/book/9781138887237
Batuev M, Zipp S & Robinson L (2020) Snowboarding and skateboarding. In: Nauright J & Zipp S (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Global Sport. Routledge International Handbooks. London: Routledge, pp. 446-463. https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Global-Sport-1st-Edition/Nauright-Zipp/p/book/9781138887237
Ghai K & Zipp S (2020) Governance in Indian cricket: Examining the Board of Control for Cricket in India through the good governance framework. Sport in Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2020.1819598
de Soysa L & Zipp S (2019) Gender equality, sport and the United Nation's system. A historical overview of the slow pace of progress. Sport in Society, 22 (11), pp. 1783-1800. https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2019.1651018
Zipp S, Smith T & Darnell S (2019) Development, Gender and Sport: Theorizing a Feminist Practice of the Capabilities Approach in Sport for Development. Journal of Sport Management, 33 (5), pp. 440-449. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsm.2019-0126
Zipp S, Mørk Røstvik C & Purcell C (2018) Ending period poverty: Scotland’s plan for free menstrual products shatters taboos and leads a global movement. The Conversation. 18.09.2018. https://theconversation.com/ending-period-poverty-scotlands-plan-for-free-menstrual-products-shatters-taboos-and-leads-a-global-movement-103138
Chadwick S & Zipp S (2018) Nike, Colin Kaepernick and the pitfalls of ‘woke’ corporate branding. The Conversation. 14.09.2018. https://theconversation.com/nike-colin-kaepernick-and-the-pitfalls-of-woke-corporate-branding-102922
Zipp S & Standing K (2018) Celtic FC leads way in tackling period poverty, now other clubs need to follow. The Conversation. 18.05.2018. https://theconversation.com/celtic-fc-leads-way-in-tackling-period-poverty-now-other-clubs-need-to-follow-96748
Zipp S & Nauright J (2018) Levelling the playing field: Human capability approach and lived realities for sport and gender in the West Indies. Journal of Sport for Development, 6 (10), pp. 38-50. https://jsfd.org/2018/04/30/levelling-the-playing-field-human-capability-approach-and-lived-realities-for-sport-and-gender-in-the-west-indies/
Zipp S (2017) Changing the game or dropping the ball?: sport as a human capability development for at risk youth in Barbados and St. Lucia [Het spel veranderenof je kans verspelen? : sport als ontwikkeling van menselijk vermogen voor risicojongeren in Barbados en Saint Lucia]. Doctor of Philosophy. Erasmus University, Rotterdam. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/100422
Zipp S (2016) Sport for development and body image for girls. Hogeschool van Amsterdam. Amsterdam, Netherlands. http://www.hva.nl/binaries/content/assets/subsites/kc-bsv/assets_1/aeis/sdp-and-gender-case-study.pdf?1496140959241