PhD, University of Calgary, 2001
MA, McMaster University, 1997
BA (hons), University of Waterloo, 1995
Physical cultural studies
Suffering, pain and illness
Narrative ethics and narrative medicine
Masculinities and health
Atkinson, M. & Gibson, K. (In Press). Beyond Boundaries: The development and potential of ethnography in the study of sport and physical culture. Cultural Studies.
Jachyra, P., Atkinson, M., & Bandiera, G. (2015). Urban Cyclists’ Perspectives on Behavior Change: A Qualitative Study.Transportation Research: Traffic Psychology and Behavior (In Press)
Jachyra, P., Atkinson, M., & Washiya, Y. (2015). “Who are You and What are You Doing Here? Methodological Considerations in Ethnographic Health and Education Research.” Ethnography and Education 10(2): 242-261.
Atkinson, M. (2014). “The Terrier [Men].” Sociology of Sport Journal 31(4): 420-437.
Atkinson, M. & Young, K. (2012). Shadowed by the Corpse of War: Sport Spectacles and the Spirit of Terrorism.International Review for the Sociology of Sport 47(3):286-306.
Atkinson, M. (2016). Researching Sport. In R. Giuliannotti (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Sport. London, UK: Routledge.
Atkinson, M. (2015). The Loneliness of the Fell Runner: An Ethnographic Foray. In G. Molnar & L. Purdy (Eds.), Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research. London, UK: Routledge.
Atkinson, M. & De Lisio, A. (2014). Mega Events, Sport Legacies and Sociologically Informed Impact Assessment. In C. Okada and K. Young (Eds), Sport, Social Development and Peace. London: Elsevier.
Young, K. & Atkinson, M. (Eds). (2012). Qualitative Research on Sport and Physical Culture. London: Elsevier.
Winner, SSHRC Aurora Prize 2004