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Cengiz Yakut

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Professor, Health and Physical Education
Lock Haven, PA
Cengiz Yakut, PhD, is currently a full professor teaching Globalization and Cultural Differences in Sports, at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania (LHUP). He is the editor and a chapter writer for the book of readings titled “Globalization and Cultural Differences in Sports” which is used in an LHUP general education course in the Global Awareness and Citizenship. Dr. Yakut received his master and doctoral degrees in Movement Science and Kinesiology from The University of Michigan. During his graduate study, he was a visiting researcher at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He taught a seminar, “Sociological Issues in Sports in the Globalized World” in the Department of Sports and Education at the University of Paderborn in Germany while he was on academic leave. He was a visiting researcher at Lausanne University, Switzerland and the University of Cassino in Italy to finish ongoing research in “Comparing and Contrasting Sports Attitudes across Cultures in the Globalized World” in Europe. Recently, He was on a sabbatical-leave at the University of Western Australia in Perth last fall.