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Jeremy Robinett

Ph.D. student

MS. Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 2010

B.S., Communications Management, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, 1999.

Advisor:  Dr. Bill Stewart


Tel: (417) 257-4408

Curriculum Vitae


Areas of Research Interest

Jeremy Robinett works within critical frameworks to explore how perceptions of gender affect and are affected by leisure choice. Jeremy is interested in exploring gender and activity from three vantages:  contexts, bodies, and identities. First, Jeremy wants to explore the possibility that people negotiate gender expression and activity choice as contextually dependent. Secondly, Jeremy wants to explore the role of the body and its abilities in mediating perceptions of gender-appropriateness.  Thirdly, Jeremy is interested in exploring the tensions resulting from differences in individual’s ascribed and avowed gendered identities throughout their life course.


“Masculinities, Self-Efficacy and Interior Plants as Leisure” (Master’s Thesis, completed December, 2010)

“Contextual Leisure: The Relationship between Masculinities and Leisure Activity” (In Progress)

“The Purposes of Leisure in the Lives of Twenty-Two Men” (In Progress)

Guest Lectures and Invited Presentations

Allen V. Sapora Student Institute. Panelist. “Grad School…what’s next?” University of Illinois. 21-22, September 2011- Invited.

 “The Perfect Threesome – Post, Chanel and You,” Guest Lecturer, ACES 101 Champaign, IL, Fall 2003 and Spring 2004.

“Etiquette – Why Little Things Really Matter”, Guest Lecturer, ACES 298, Champaign, IL, Fall 2001 – Spring 2004.