Akilah Carter Francique
Akilah R. Carter-Francique, associate professor African-American Studies at SJSU, serves as the 2018-2019 president of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport and co-edited Athletic Experience at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Past, Present, and Persistence and Critical Race Theory: Black Athletic Experiences in the United States.
Elizabeth (Beth) Doyle
Beth brings over 25 years of experience to the ISSSSC; Many of which were spent with the Federal Reserve Bank during their restructuring. Her passion is being her boss’s “right hand” and by extension, organizing and simplifying the team’s workload by providing the support they need to be more productive.
Amy August is an assistant professor of Sociology at SJSU. She does cultural sociological research on youth sports, education, and how families choose extracurricular activities. She is currently working on a new project investigating female gymnasts’ activism in the #MeToo movement.