Articles by Mitchell McSweeney

March 8, 2022

Bicycles could ‘build back stronger’ post-Covid – but may have unintended consequences

Mitchell McSweeney
Women and girls’ increased access to bicycles can support sustainable development, says the UN. Yet, write Lyndsay Hayhurst and Mitchell McSweeney, the bicycle may also exacerbate gender inequality
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Mitchell McSweeney
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia, School of Kinesiology

Mitch is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and is excited to begin in August 2022 as an Assistant Professor of Sport Management in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, USA.

His research agenda focuses on social entrepreneurship, innovation, sport for development and peace (SDP), and livelihoods, and he often utilises postcolonial theory, institutional theory, and diaspora to critically investigate these areas.

His publications have appeared in Sociology of Sport Journal, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Journal of Sport Management, and Sport Management Review.

His research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the North American Society for Sport Management.

Mitch has worked with various SDP organizations in Uganda, Canada, India, Eswatini, and a number of international organisations.

He tweets @mcsweeneymitch

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