Dana D. Brooks is a Professor and Dean of the School of Physical Education at West Virginia University. He received a B.S. degree from Towson State University (1973), and M.S. (1976) and Ed.D. (1979) degrees from West Virginia University. Dr. Brooks' research, publications and professional presentations have focused on the African American student-athlete experience, coaching career mobility patterns, and race relations within intercollegiate athletics. Dr. Brooks served as Chairperson of the following West Virginian University committees: Athletic Council, Social Justice and Affirmative Action. Dr. Brooks is a member of the North American Society for Sport Sociology and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues. For recreation, he enjoys tennis, racquetball, photography, and travel.
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