GIRSO group photo at NASSM 2023
GIRSO members at Minnesota Vikings event
Dr. Lisa Kihl winning the International Anti-corruption Excellence Award
GIRSO members at NASSM conference

What is GIRSO?

The School of Kinesiology's Global Institute for Responsible Sport Organizations (GIRSO) is an interdisciplinary research and education center that seeks to do good and build stronger communities through and in sport. Learn more about our mission and impact. 

Join us

We are currently recruiting interested graduate students (Masters and Ph.D.) to work with the GIRSO research team in conducting research that will help achieve GIRSO’s overall mission of advancing sport organizations’ role in their communities.

If you are interested in conducting research related to the following areas, please contact Dr. Lisa A. Kihl ([email protected]).

  • Sport and social impact
  • Corruption in sport
  • Social responsibility and sport organizations
  • Athlete representation and governance
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