Produced by Students at Duke University in the Fall of 2009 and the Fall of 2013
These pages were originally written by students in Duke’s “World Cup and World Politics” class taught by Professor Laurent Dubois during the Fall term of 2009. The students all initially wrote individual research papers, and based on these papers we formed groups around the topics below. They then collectively produced these web pages.In 2013, the students in the Duke class “Soccer Politics,” taught by Laurent Dubois and Achille Mbembe, edited and updated these pages.
Please do not quote or draw from these essays without proper citation. The authors for each web page are noted at the beginning of the main page for each topic. To access the sites click on the page descriptions below or the links to the right.
Written in 2009 by Katie Greenstreet, Cole Grossman, Nelson De Oliveira, and Robert Weaver
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Morganne Gagne, Lauren Oliveri, and June Zhang
by Federica Burelli, James Goldberg, Steve Johnson, Kayla Kirk, Chris Straka, and Quentin Ybarra
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Ramsey Al-Khalil, Jordan Cirocco, and Halsey Friedel
by Austin Esecson, Remy Lupica, and Neel Muthana
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Austin Ness, Vishnu Kadiyala, Natasha Catrakilis, Julianna Miller, and Basil Seif
Written in 2009 by Will Burke, Christophe Lafargue, Lucas Lallinger, Chris Senior and Andrew Wenger
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Michael Reintgen, Matt Ochs, and Jun Yoon
by Hilah Almog, Emma Anspach, and Taylor Spragens
by David Lue, Sabreena Merchant, Jeffrey Nash, and Ethan Settel
Written in 2009 by Velihan Erdogdu, Risa Isard, Brian Kim, and Danny Mammo
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Maggie Lin and Patricia Spears
by David Carlson and Aron Yassin
by Will Flaherty, Courtney Ginn, Langley King, David Levine and David Nammour
by Bradford Colbert, Tran King, and Cullen Sinclair
Written in 2009 by Julia Fogleman, Lucas Nevola and Kelsey Ontko
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Matt Darlow, Dan Carp, Bryan Silverman and Matt Berezo
Written in 2009 by Claire Lockerby, Steven McMullen and Yuriy Veytskin
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Matthew Schorr, Lindsey Barrett and Colby Leachman
Written in 2009 by Umberto Plaja and Steffi Decker.
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Ian Bruckner, Vinay Kumar, Colby Shanafelt, Tuck Stapor, and Jordan Pearson
by Gretchen Miller, Jon Scheyer, and Emily Sherrard
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Gilda Doria, Christina Malliris, and Avery Rape
Written in 2009 by Sara Murphy and Alex Tschumi
Edited and Updated in 2013 by Kavin Tamizhmani, Becca Fisher, Caitlin Moyles, Rosa Toledo, and Elena Kim
We welcome comments, critiques and suggestions. Enjoy!
- Women’s Soccer in the U.S.
- European Icons of the 1980s and 1990s
- Football and Politics in Europe, 1930s-1950s
- Zidane and the 1998 World Cup
- The Football Industry in Contemporary Europe
- An Exploration of Politics & The Beautiful Game in the Middle East
- Players and Migration
- The Politics of Football in Latin America
- The Soccer Market in the U.S.
- El Clásico as Spanish History
- The Soccer War
- 2018 & 2022 World Cups
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