Dr Renan Petersen-Wagner
About Dr Renan Petersen-Wagner
Renan is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Business and Marketing at the Carnegie School of Sport.
His research interests include:
- globalisation / cosmopolitanism
- social theory
- cultural consumption
- post-colonial theory
After completing his PhD in Sociology and Social Policy at Durham University (2010-2015), Renan joined Coventry University as a Lecturer in Sport Management (2014-2016) where he lectured primarily in sport marketing modules. Since 2016, Renan is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Business and Marketing at the Carnegie School of Sport.
Renan is currently interested in practising a cosmopolitan imagination and a Global South epistemology to sport cultural studies.
- Lv4 Sport Consumer
- Lv4 Enterprise and Research
- Lv5 Research Methods for Sport Business and Sport Marketing
Renan's research interest spans from sociology to business studies with a particular attention to the cultural and sport phenomena. In his research, Renan primarily uses qualitative methods as participant observation, interviews, and ethnography, and favours critical discourse analyses. His is interested in distinct sporting cultures, in particular fan communities across different nation-states.
His research have appeared at Current Sociology, the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, and the Journal of Sport and Social Issues, and he has been an active participant in different international conferences as the ones from the European Sociological Association, British Sociological Association, International Sociology of Sport Association, and the European Association for the Sociology of Sport.
Renan is currently working on a new research project involving cosmopolitanism (Delanty, 2006; Beck, 2010), the metamorphosis of the world (Beck, 2016), and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Renan welcomes PhD proposals in the fields of cultural consumption of sport; cosmopolitanism; and globalisation. He is particularly interested in the intersections of those topics within Global South contexts.