Board of Trustees

 

Jonathan Lee, Brookline Massachusetts.

Principal at Lee Capital Investments, LLC. Mr Lee serves as a trustee at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, The Aspen Art Museum, and The Whitney Museum of American Art. He is also affiliated with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Chief Executive Organization and The Commonwealth School.

Steven Shulman, Brookline Massachusetts

Principal at Rodman Insurance, Needham Massachusetts. Mr Shulman’s public affiliations include Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Hebrew Senior Life, American Jewish Committee, Volunteers in Literacy, The Pan Mass Challenge, and Belmont Country Club.

Kenneth Shulman, Cambridge Massachusetts

A veteran print and broadcast journalist, Mr. Shulman is a two-time RTNDA Edward R Murrow award winner, and also received a Champion of Justice award from the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. His work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, Newsweek, National Public Radio, the International Herald Tribune, and CBS/60 Minutes. He is a longtime rider and volunteer at the Pan Mass Challenge, and a reading and writing tutor at Cambridge Ringe and Latin High School.

 

          Advisory Board

 

James Cavallaro, Palo Alto, California

James Cavallaro is director of the human rights program at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California. A graduate of Harvard College and the University of California at Berkeley Law School, he previously directed the human rights clinic at Harvard Law School. Mr. Cavallaro also founded Human Rights Watch Brazil.

Nadejda Marques, Palo Alto, California

Nadejda Marques is an author and human rights activist. She is currently program manager for the Program on Human Rights at Stanford University’s Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. She is the author of the memoir “Born Subversive,” and the mother of a very enthusiastic high school athlete.

Peter Alegi, East Lansing, Michigan

Peter Alegi teaches history and the history of sport at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. His publications include “African Soccerscapes; How a Continent Changed the World’s Game,” and “Laduma! Soccer, Politics, and Society in South Africa.” He has appeared on National Public Radio, the BBC, Radio France International, and China Radio international. He is also director of Digital History Projects at Michigan State University.

Mark Starr, Brookline, Massachusetts

Mark Starr is the former national sports correspondent for Newsweek magazine. He has covered a dozen Olympic Games and four FIFA World Cups. Before Newsweek, Mr. Starr reported for the San Jose Mercury News, the Wall Street Journal, and the Chicago Tribune, where he covered the revolutions in Nicaragua and El Salvador.

Paul Stern, Wayland Massachusetts

Paul Stern is a principal at Vox Television, Away Games’ production partner. With Vox Television, Mr. Stern has produced documentaries and television series for Amnesty International, Physicians for Human Rights, and PBS.

William Littlefield, Needham, Massachusetts

William Littlefield is the host of “Only a Game,” National Public Radio’s weekly sport broadcast. He is writer-in-residence at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts, and is the author of two novels.

Ghassan Haddad, Doha, Qatar

Ghassan Haddad is a technical expert in the Department of Sports Affairs at the Qatar Olympic Committee. He is the founder of the Palestine Rowing Foundation, and the Palestine Sport Project. He has also worked as a teacher and special education coordinator in the Washington DC public school system.

Gordon Prichett, Boston, Massachusetts

Former Chairman of the department of Mathematics, Sciences, and Information Systems at Babson College, Wellesley Massachusetts, Dr. Pritchett is founder and investment committee member of Cairnwood Cooperative in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Pritchett is a trustee at Babson College, a director on numerous corporate boards, and former chairman of the board at the Pan Mass Challenge.

Boria Majumdar, Kolkata, India

Boria Majumdar is a noted authority and commentator on cricket and global sport. A former Rhodes Scholar at St. John’s College, Oxford, Dr. Majumdar’s publications include “Twenty-Two Yards to Freedom: A Social History of Indian Cricket,” “Goalless: The Story of a Unique Footballing Nation,” and “Olympism: The Global Vision.” He is executive academic editor at the journals “Soccer & Society” and “Sport in Society.”

Sean Jacobs, New York, New York

Sean Jacobs is a scholar of media and international affairs, currently an assistant professor at the New School in New York. Born in apartheid South Africa, he holds a doctorate in Politics from the University of London. Specializing in the intersection of mass media, globalization, and liberal democracy, he has published articles in The Nation, The Guardian, and The National (UAE.) He is also the creator and editor of the website “Africa Is A Country.”

Beena Sarwar, Pakistan

Beena Sarwar is a journalist, artist and filmmaker from Pakistan focusing on human rights, gender, media and peace. She has produced television shows for Geo TV and served as Op-ed Editor for The News International. She is currently the Pakistan Editor of the Aman ki Asha (Hope for Peace) initiative, that aims to develop peace between the countries of India and Pakistan. The initiative is jointly sponsored by the Jang group in Pakistan and the Times of India across the border.

Anne Curzan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Anne Curzan is Professor of English at the University of Michigan, where she also holds faculty appointments in the Department of Linguistics and the School of Education. Her research explores the history of English, past and present, and she blogs about language for Lingua Franca for the Chronicle of Higher Education. A dedicated athlete, teacher, and sports fan, Anne currently serves as the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative for the University of Michigan.

 Louise Reilly, Dublin, Ireland

Louise Reilly is a barrister practicing in sports law and international arbitration. A graduate of Trinity College Dublin and Stanford University, Ms. Reilly is a visiting professor at Western University. Prior to returning to private practice, Ms. Reilly was Managing Counsel and Head of Mediation at the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

          Staff

 

Host and Executive Producer:  Ken Shulman

Senior Producer: Paul Stern

Editors: Justin Milaski, Franco Sacchi, Mike Kligerman, Dan McGrath

Technical Director: Aaron Robinson

Art Director: Kena Ravel

Intern: Mike Weinstein