Office: B325 Tuttle North
Phone: (585) 395-2373
PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Education)
M.A., Kent State University (Physical Education)
M.A., University of South Carolina (Philosophy)
B.A., Wittenberg University
Area(s) of specialty:
Philosophy of Sport
Sport & Values
Competition in Youth Sport
Torres, C. R., & Hager, P. F. (2007). De-emphasizing competition in organized youth sport: Misdirected reforms and misled children. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 34, 194-210.
Hager, P. F., & Torres, C. R. (2007). Just evaluation systems in competitive sport. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 78(7), 27-32.
Torres, C. R., & Hager, P. F. (2005). Competitive sport, evaluation systems, and just results: The case of Rugby Union’s bonus-point system. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 32, 208-222.
Giacobbi, Jr., P. R., Pocwardowski, A.,, & Hager, P. (2005). A pragmatic research philosophy for applied sport psychology. The Sport Psychologist, 19, 18-31.
Hager, P. F. (1995). Redefining success in competitive activities. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 66(5), 26-30.