Center AffiliationUSC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society
William Morgan is professor in the Division of Occupational Science and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He has served as editor and published extensively in the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport as well as major journals in sport studies, social theory, and general philosophy. He has authored two books, Why Sports Morally Matter and Leftist Theories of Sport: A Critique and Reconstruction, and edited several anthologies focusing on the philosophy of sport and sport ethics. He is a former president of the International Association of the Philosophy of Sport and was a recipient of its Distinguished Scholar Award in 1994. In the same year, he received the Chancellor's Award from the University of Tennessee as one of the university's top 10 scholars and was also elected active fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology. In 1988, he was awarded a Fulbright Senior Professor and Research Award to teach and conduct research at the Universitat of Marburg, in what was then West Germany.