Richard Kimball


Field: US Social & Cultural

Contact Info:

richard_kimball@byu.edu
2139 JFSB
(801) 422-9277

Consultation Hours:
M,W 10:00-10:50am
Current Classes:
  • Hist 368. Sport, Society, and American Culture
  • Hist 490. Historical Research and Writing
    Classes Taught:
    • History 200. The Historian's Craft
    • History 221. U.S. since 1877
    • History 368. Sport, Society, and American Culture
    • History 377. American Social History
    • History 390R. Sports, Society, and American Culture
    • History 490. Historical Research and Writing
    • AH 100. American Heritage

    Biography

    Dr. Kimball received his PhD from Purdue University in 1999. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Sport History, Utah Historical Quarterly, and Mid-America, among others. Sports in Zion, his first book, was published by the University of Illinois Press in 2003. He is currently working on a book that examines the deaths of American athletes and how society "uses" those deaths.