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Cesar Torres

Cesar R. Torres, PhD

(585) 395-5339
Office:  Tuttle North 309


  • PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Senior Diploma in Social Sciences, Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO). Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • B.S., National Institute of Physical Education "Dr. Enrique Romero Brest." Buenos Aires, Argentina

Area(s) of Specialty

  • Philosophy of Sport
  • History of Sport

Research Interest(s)

  • Philosophy of Sport: Play, Games, and Skills. Mind-Body dualism. Sport Ethics.
  • History of Sport: Latin American early sport and Olympic involvement.
  • Development of the sporting dialogue among the Americas.


  • 2016-2017 Warren P. Fraleigh Distinguished Scholar Award. International Association for the Philosophy of Sport. September 2017.
  • 2014 Distinguished Service Award. International Association for the Philosophy of Sport. September 2014.
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology. Elected in 2013.
  • 2012-2013 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. State University of New York. May 2013.
  • 2007 Reinhard Sprenger Award for Young Scholars. International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport. August 2007.
  • 2006-2007. Ronald E. McNair Program Mentor of the Year Award. SUNY Brockport, State University of New York. April 2007.
  • 2001 W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award. University Office of International Programs. Penn State University, University Park, PA. January 2001.
  • University Orientation Outstanding Teaching Team Award. Undergraduate Studies. Kent State University, Kent, OH. November 2000.

Last Updated 7/21/22