About

samantha white, phd.

I research, teach, write, and lead workshops/programming on race, gender, youth, sports and outdoor recreation. I am an Assistant Professor of Sport Studies at Manhattanville College. My work can be found in Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the Journal for Sport History, and Women’s Running. An avid runner and hiker, I am also an advisor for The North Face’s Athlete Development Program. I received my PhD in Childhood Studies from Rutgers University-Camden, my MEd in Youth Development Leadership from the University of Minnesota, and my BA in French from Clark Atlanta University. I was also a SUNY PRODiG Fellow/Visiting Scholar in Gender and Women’s Studies and Africana Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh.