Get to know

Dr Peter Horton

Senior Lecturer in the Schol of Education at James Cook University and former Australian Wallaby
Peter Horton

Dr Peter Horton is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Fellow of the Cairns Institute. He has taught in schools and universities in the UK, Australia, China and Singapore. He has a range of research interests focusing on the social, cultural and political analysis of historical and contemporary dimensions of sport, Olympism, coach education and Health and Physical Education. He is a member of editorial boards of the International Journal of the History of Sport and International Sport Studies. He played Rugby union football for the ‘Wallabies’ and has coached extensively; a life member of the Australian Society for Sports History, a member of the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation and, not surprisingly, remains a sports tragic.