Contact Dr. Daniel Buffington
Office: SB 204-B
Ph.D. University of Georgia, Sociology
M.A. University of Georgia, Sociology
B.A. University of New Mexico, Anthropology and Art History
Buffington D. (forthcoming) “US and them:
American Ambivalence towards the World Cup and
American Nationalism” Journal of Sport & Social
Buffington, D. (2011) “A South in the North:
Emplacing the South in the American national
myth” National Identities, 13(3): 235-251.
Buffington, Daniel T. & Fraley, T. (2011) “Racetalk and sport: The color consciousness of
contemporary racial discourse on basketball”.
Sociological Inquiry, 81(3): 333-352.
Buffington, D. (2010) “A review of 'African Americans and the media'” by Catherine Squires. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 33(10): 1851-2.
- Buffington, Daniel T. & Fraley, T. (2008) “Skill in Black and White: Negotiating Media Images of Race in a Sporting Context.” Journal of Communication Inquiry 32: 292-310.
- Buffington, Daniel T. (2008) “Teaching point: Using film in a sociology of sport class – an example.” In The Sociology of Sport : Syllabi and Teaching Resources. K.C. Longest (Ed.).Washington DC: American Sociological Association Publications.
- Buffington, Daniel T. (2005). “Contesting Race on Sundays: Making Meaning Out of the Rise in the Number of Black Quarterbacks.” Sociology of Sport Journal 22: 19-37.
Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender
Media and Popular Culture
Sport and Leisure
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of Culture
Racial and Ethnic Group Relations (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Sociology of Sport
Modern Social Problems
SOC 105: Intro to Sociology (Fall 2010) (PDF)
Sociology of Sport (PDF)
Modern Social Problems (PDF)
Current Research Projects
Sport and Nationalism in a Global Era
Impact of Mass Media on Racial and Ethnic
Characterizations and Stereotypes
Southern Sociological Society
American Sociological Association
North American Society for the Sociology of Sport