Dr. Azzarito’s research examines the links among young people’s construction of the body, identity and inequality issues from a pedagogical and sociocultural perspective. Dr. Azzarito is currently conducting visual research projects with young people in urban school physical activity contexts. Her related interests include the theorization and application of visual methods; the examination of the ways in which the intersection of gender/sex, race/ethnicity, (dis)ability and social class discourses in school physical activity informs young people’s construction of the body; visual pedagogies; and curriculum theory. The interdisciplinary nature of her research brings together art education, visual studies, curriculum theory, physical education and physical culture studies. Her research is informed by constructivist, feminist post-structuralist and post-colonial theories.
Invited Keynote Lecture for the Association International des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physique (AISEP) World Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland
Azzarito, L. (Forthcoming). Social justice in globalized fitness and health: Bodies out of sight. Routledge: London
Dagkas, S., Azzarito, L. & Hylton, K. (Eds.) (Forthcoming). ‘Race,’ Youth sport, physical activity and health: Global perspectives. Routledge: London