Robert J. Schinke
Robert J. Schinke is the Canada Research Chair in Multicultural Sport and Physical Activity and a Professor of Sport Psychology in the School of Human Kinetics at Laurentian University in Canada. In this capacity, he is an internationally sought after scholar in the thematic area of cultural sport psychology. As a Canadian Sport Psychology Association accredited practitioner, Schinke has extensive experience working with Olympic teams and professional athletes of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. Robert has authored more than 120 refereed publications and co-edited fifteen textbooks, including the Routledge International Handbook of Sport Psychology. His research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. In addition, Robert serves as the co-editor for the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and he is also an associate editor for Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology. He has also guest edited the following journals: International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, and the Journal of Sport Psychology in Action. Robert is also the current Past-President of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and serves at present as President of the International Society of Sport Psychology. He, his wife Erin, and their two sons, Harrison and Pierce, reside in Sudbury, Ontario.
Affiliations and expertiseCanada Research Chair in Multicultural Sport and Physical Activity, Professor of Sport Psychology, School of Human Kinetics, Laurentian University, Canada