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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Telephone number

(904) 256-8000


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Alex Manning

Dr. Alex Manning

Assistant Professor of Sociology


Email address  amannin2@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7564
Office location  Gooding Bldg., 223


  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Minnesota, 2019
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Minnesota, 2014
  • B.A., Sociology with a minor in African Studies. Howard University Summa Cum Laude, 2011

Fields of Study

  • Race
  • Sport
  • Families and Youth
  • Inequalities
  • Culture

Courses Taught

  • Sociological Perspectives on Race, Class, and Gender
  • Senior Research Projects
  • Introduction to Sociology (SOC 203)
  • Race and Racism in the United States (SOC 312)
  • Sociology of Sport (SOC 400)

Selected Publications, Awards, and Service

  • 2019. "The Age of Concerted Cultivation: A Racial Analysis of Parental Repertoires, and Childhood Activities." Du Bois Review
  • Forthcoming in 2019. "Racist Ruptures and Diverse Spaces of U.S. Youth Soccer." In International Handbook of Athlete Welfare Ed. Melanie Lang. Routledge: London
  • 2019. Don Martindale Award for excellence and scholarly achievement throughout graduate school