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Dawson McCall

Visiting Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Candidate (ABD), Michigan State University; B.A., History, Loyola University, New Orleans (2004)


  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • History


Dawson McCall is a historian whose research focuses on the relationship between sports and education in 20th Century Africa. He holds a B.A. in History from Loyola University, New Orleans, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, where he is finishing his dissertation surveying the social, educational, and sports history of St. Patrick's High School in Iten, Kenya. His research explores the intersection of sports, education, community development, nation-building, and individual agency in post-colonial Kenya. He is a former Fulbright fellow and an award-winning teacher and coach.c