Michelle Helstein

Associate Professor
Faculty of Arts & Science
Kinesiology and Physical Education

Social Sciences

Research expertise

Cultural studies, poststructural feminist theory, and popular culture as they intersect with sport, physical activity and the body, Media constructions of physical activity and sport discourses, Production and consumption of cultural identities, Desire and identification, 'Belonging' and community.


Representation, Public and private sector funding, Popular culture, Women and sport, Female athlete, Desire, Identification.