Ken Muir, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Popular Culture
  • Sociology of Media
  • Contemporary Social Issues
  • Contemporary Theory
  • Race and Minority Relations

Research Interests

  • Sociology of Sport
  • Sociology of Media
  • Popular Culture


2014    Muir, Kenneth B.  “Jesse Owens.” In Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnicity.  Cameron Lippard (ed.).  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

2013    Muir, Kenneth B“The Ship That Would Not Die: USS Queens, SS Excambion, and USTS Texas Clipper.” The Journal of Popular Culture. Vol 36:4.

2011    Nash, Bradley, Jr., W. Edward Folts, Kenneth B. Muir, James Peacock, Kate Jones“Elderly Populations and the Rural Housing Continuum.”  Rural Housing and the Exurbanization Process, edited by David W. Marcouiller, Mark B. Lapping and Owen J. Furuseth.  Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing.


Title: Professor
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6388

Office address
203D Chapell Wilson Hall


CV 2017document29.43 KB