Conor Heffernan, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at the University of Texas at Austin, where he works at the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports. Conor’s research interests include physical culture, Irish and British history, gender history, political history, and the history of medicine. Conor has published articles in Women’s History Review, the International Journal of the History of Sport Irish Studies Review, Sport in History and several more journals. He has also contributed regular online articles to websites such as Playing Pasts, Barbend, These Football Times and The Guardian.