Dr. John Horne

Visiting Professor, Faculty and Graduate School of Sport Sciences. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. John Horne has taught at several universities in the United Kingdom and other countries, including the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, the University of Central Lancashire, England, and most recently Waseda University, Tokyo in Japan, where he is currently Visiting Professor in the Faculty and Graduate School of Sport Sciences.

Dr. Horne has authored, co-authored, and edited many publications including the books: Understanding the Olympics (3rd edition, 2020), Mega-Events and Globalization (2016), Sport and Social Movements (2014), Understanding Sport (2nd edition, 2013), Sports Mega-Events (2006), Sport in Consumer Culture (2006), Football Goes East (2004) and Japan, Korea and the 2002 World Cup (2002).

He is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) in the United Kingdom and an Inaugural Research Fellow of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS).