D. Stanley Eitzen, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Colorado State University, earned his PhD at the University of Kansas. Although he is well known for his scholarship on homelessness, poverty, social inequality, power, family, and criminology, he is best known for his contributions to the sociology of sport. In 1996, he was selected to be a Sports Ethics Fellow at the Institute for International Sport. He is the author of Sport in Contemporary Society, 9th Edition (Paradigm 2011).
Janis E. Johnston received her Ph.D. from Colorado State University, where she is currently an adjunct instructor. She has published several articles in the area of permutation statistics.