Bruce Kidd

Bruce Kidd, Professor (on leave), Sport & Public Policy

  • Professor (on leave)

About Bruce

Academic Training

Ph.D. (History), York University

M.A. (History) York University

A.M. (Adult Education) University of Chicago

B.A. (Political Economy) University of Toronto

Hon. L.L.D., Dalhousie University

Research Interests

History and political economy of Canadian sport and physical activity 

Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games

Sport and public policy 

Sport for development and peace

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Kidd, B. & Torres, C. (2016). Historicizing the Pan American Games. International Journal of History of Sport, 33 (1-2), 1-5.

Field, R. and Kidd, B. (2016). Canada and the Pan American Games. International Journal of History of Sport, 33 (1-2), 217-239.

Sonksen, P., Ferguson-Smith, M. A., Bavington, L. D., Holt, R. I. G., Cowan, D. A., Catlin, D. H., Kidd, B., Davis, G., Davis, P., Edwards, L., & Tamar-Mattis, A. (2015) Medical and ethical concerns regarding women with hyperandrogenism and elite sport. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 100(3):825-827.

Hayhurst, L.M.C., MacNeill, M., Kidd, B., Knoppers, A. (2014). Gender relation, gender-based violence and sport for development and peace: Questions, concerns and cautions emerging from Uganda. Women’s Studies International Forum, 47:157-167. 

Kidd, B. (2011). Cautions, Questions and Opportunities in Sport for Development and Peace. Third World Quarterly, 32 (3): 603-609.

Book Chapters

Kidd, B. (2016). 'The army's presence will be obvious’: Montreal 1976. In V. Bajc (Ed.), Surveilling and Securing the Olympics: From Tokyo 1964 to London 2012 and BeyondNew York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Kidd, B. (2015). 'The Elizabeth Street Playground Revisited', in J. Lorinc, M. McClelland, E. Scheinberg & T. Taylor (Eds.) The Ward: The Life and Loss of Toronto’s First Immigrant Community (Toronto: Coach House Press), pp. 183-187.   
Donnelly, P. & Kidd, B. (2015). ‘Two solitudes: grass roots sport and high performance sport in Canada’, in R. Bailey and M. Talbot (Eds.), Elite Sport and Sport For All: Bridging the Two Cultures(London: Routledge), pp. 57-71.

Kidd, B. (2013). Homage to the Sisterhood’, in G. Demers,  L. Greaves, S. Kirby & M. Lay (Eds.), Playing It Forward: 50 Years of Women and Sport in Canada (Ottawa: Feminist History Society), pp. 15-26.

Kidd. B. (2013). ‘Sport and Peace’, in K. Olin (Ed.), Sport, Peace and Development: International Worker Sport 1913-2013 (Vienna: SportVerlag), pp. 40-63.

Kidd. B. (2013). ‘Canada and Sport for Development and Peace’, in L. Thibault & J. Harvey (Eds.), Sport Policy in Canada (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press), pp. 69-94.

Hayhurst, L. & Kidd, B. (2011). ‘Corporate Social Responsibility, Sport Development and Human Rights’, in G. Bravo, M. Li, & E. Macintosh (Eds.), International Sport Management (Windsor: Human Kinetics),pp. 345-358.

Books

Kidd. B. (2014) ‘Critical support’ for sport(London: Routledge).

Dichter, H. & Kidd, B. (2014). (Eds.), Olympic Reform Ten Years After (London: Routledge). 

Research Reports

Donnelly, P., Kidd, B., and Norman, M. (2011)., Gender Equity in Canadian Interuniversity Sport: A Biannual Report, Centre for Sport Policy Studies, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto.

Donnelly, P., Norman, P. & Kidd, B. (2013).Gender Equity in Canadian Interuniversity Sport: A Biannual Report (No. 2), Centre for Sport Policy Studies, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto.

Kidd, B. & Norman, M. (2014). Gender Equality in the Commonwealth Games Part 1: A Historical Perspective, Centre for Sport Policy Studies, University of Toronto.

Kidd, B. & Norman, M. (2015). ‘Gender Equality in the Commonwealth Games Part 2: Glasgow 2014’, Centre for Sport Policy Studies, University of Toronto.

 

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Canadian Historical Association

International Council of Sport Sciences and Physical Education

International Sport Sociology Association

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport

North American Society for Sport History

Ontario Historical Society

Canadian Olympic Committee