Linda Jean Carpenter

Linda Carpenter, Ph.D., J.D., is a professor emerita of physical education and exercise science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She is a member of the New York State and United States Supreme Court Bars and has published numerous books and articles on topics related to both sports and the law. Her experience as a teacher, coach, and attorney provides useful perspective and insight as she speaks at national and international meetings. Her physical education background gives her the ability to focus on the current and important issues in sport. Her legal background enables her to discuss the issues with legal precision. Her decades of teaching experience allow her to present the concepts in an insightful, clear, and useful style. The result is a uniquely accessible book.