Holly Thorpe

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Holly Thorpe

Dr Holly Thorpe is a senior lecturer at the University of Waikato in New Zealand with much of her research focused on action sports and young women's experiences in sport.

Dr Holly Thorpe is a senior lecturer at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. She is a sociologist of sport and youth culture, with much of her research focusing on action sports and young women's experiences in sport and physical activity.

Her recent work has focused on the emergence of action sports for development and peace building organisations. Dr Thorpe is a Fulbright Scholar, and author of various books and journal articles.
 

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