Program and Speakers

Opening Remarks (9:45am)
Tracie Canada, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Duke

Panel #1: Amateurism and Education (10:00-10:50am)
– Matt Andrews, Teaching Associate Professor of History, UNC
– Jay Smith, Professor of History, UNC
– Holden Thorp, Former Chancellor of UNC; Professor of Chemistry and Medicine, George Washington University
Moderated by: Charles Clotfelter, Z. Smith Reynolds Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Duke

Panel #2: Impacts of Structural Racism and Misogynoir (11:00-11:50am)
– Akilah Carter-Francique, Dean for the School of Education, Health and Human Services, Benedict College
– Joseph Cooper, Dr. J. Keith Motley Endowed Chair of Sport Leadership and Administration, University of Massachusetts Boston
– Brianna Smith, Duke Track & Field ‘24
Moderated by: Jennifer Nash, Jean Fox O’Barr Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Duke

Lunch (12:00-1:15pm)

Keynote (1:30-2:30pm)
Victoria Jackson, Arizona State University

Panel #3: Changes to Athlete Compensation (2:45-3:35 pm)
– Peyton Barish, Duke MPP ‘24
– Olu Kopano, UNC ‘25
– Maddie Salamone, Associate Attorney, Syprett Meshad, P.A.
Moderated by: Victoria Jackson, Sports Historian and Associate Clinical Professor, Arizona State University

Panel #4: Athletic Labor Mobility (3:45-4:35pm)
– Nathan Kalman-Lamb, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of New Brunswick
– Javier Wallace, Postdoctoral Associate in Education, Duke
– Erianne Weight, Professor of Exercise and Sport Science, UNC
Moderated by: Dwayne Ballen, Award-winning Television Journalist

Closing Remarks (4:45pm)