Field: US Social & Cultural

Contact Info:
2139 JFSB
(801) 422-9277​

Current Classes:
  • History 200: The Historian's Craft​

    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


    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.