John Hoberman

John Hoberman, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a social and intellectual historian whose research interests in the field of race studies focus on medicine and sports. His books include Black & Blue: The Origin and Consequences of Medical Racism (2012) and Darwin’s Athletes: How Sport Has Damaged Black America and Preserved the Myth of Race (1997). Dr. Hoberman has taught a course on “Race and Medicine in African-American Life” at the University of Texas at Austin since 2001.