The Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society (CSSLS) at George Mason University was established to promote a wider understanding of the role of sport in society through research, collaboration, preservation and public engagement.

PURPOSE AND OPPORTUNITIES:

The Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society (CSSLS) at George Mason University is a network of scholars researching the role of sport and leisure in society. Drawing on a substantial group of renowned researchers, the CSSLS examines the place of sport in American and global societies. We provide research and consulting services, academic programming, and critical analysis of key issues in sport past and present leading to grant funding and enhanced research and publishing capacity.