• Jennifer McGovern, PhD


    PhD, Temple University

    Office: Bey Hall, Room 256

    Phone: 732-923-4658

    Email: jmcgover@monmouth.edu

    Spring 2014 Office Hours:

    Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, 1-2 p.m.

    Spring 2014 Courses:

    SO 101: Introduction to Sociology

    PS/SO 250: Introduction to Gender Studies

    PS/SO 274: Global Inequalities

    Regularly Taught Courses:

    SO 234: Sports and Society

    PS 252: Race and Ethnicity


    Jen McGovern, PhD, is a lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Sociology at Monmouth University who is passionate about teaching and learning sociology. She specializes in understanding how sport both reflects and challenges social inequalities, such as social class, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, and sexuality. Her previous research focused on the ways that professional baseball's institutional structures have grown and changed and how local baseball fans tell narratives about baseball players as the game has grown more global in scope.

    Research Interests:

    Sociology of Sport. Race, Ethnicity, & Immigration. Statistical & Research Methods. Gender Studies.