Article on the NEW YORK TIMES's GOAL blog on the refereeing problems marring the game of soccer
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Article published in DER STANDARD of VIENNA on the refereeing controversies at the World Cup
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Article published in DIE WELT of Germany on the refereeing controversies at the World Cup

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Five books that Andy Markovits found especially important in writing his own GAMING THE WORLD
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Andy Markovits appeared in a webcast during his Sir Peter Ustinov Professorship in Vienna - View the videos

Andy's new book, Gaming the World: How Sports Are Reshaping Global Politics and Culture is now available.

In the month of May 2010, Markovits will be the Sir Peter Ustinov Professor of the City of Vienna teaching a seminar and a lecture course in the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna.

Andy was featured on WDET FM.     Listen to the segment
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Inaugural Lecture of the 2009-2010 Speakers Series on Europe at the University of Michigan, September 17, 2009.

Andy Markovits now appears on Wikipedia. View his entries.

Andy Markovits spent the academic year 2008/2009 as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University.

Andy Markovits covered the UEFA European Championship for ESPN Deportes during a June 2008 trip to Europe.

Andy Markovits lectured at Webster University in Vienna during June 2008:

Andrei Markovits interview with the German magazine "STERN" Read the Article

Andrei Markovits interview with CBN News... Watch the video

Andrei Markovits discusses "Guns, Germs & Steel"... Read the blog

Professor Andrei Markovits received an honorary degree!

Professor Andrei Markovits honored with two prestigious awards!

Andrei Markovits was bestowed the 17th GOLDEN APPLE AWARD by University of Michigan Undergraduate students for being the best professor on campus. In keeping with the award’s tradition, Professor Markovits delivered his “Ideal Last Lecture” in April 2007. The lecture was titled: SPORTS CULTURES ON TWO CONTINENTS: METAPHORS FOR MY LIFE..


He was also honored with the 2007 TRONSTEIN AWARD for exceptional undergraduate teaching in the Department of Political Science.

Andy Markovits appeared for book presentations of UNCOUTH NATION at:

  • The University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, February 19, 2008
  • The Michigan Difference Conference, Sarasota, Florida, February 7, 2008
  • The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, February 6, 2008
  • The Michigan Difference Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 26, 2007
  • Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California; December 18, 2007
  • Jewish Book Fair of the Jewish Community Center of Washtenaw County, Ann Arbor, Michigan; November 16, 2007
  • University of California, San Diego on May 16th, 2007 @ 7pm. Read the article.
  • Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, San Francisco, California, May 15, 2007
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, May 14, 2007
  • C-SPAN Television on April 14th, 15th and 21st, 2007
  • The University of Michigan on April 11th, 2007
  • William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia on April 6th, 2007
  • Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana on March 27, 2007
  • University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa on March 23, 2007
  • St. Thomas University in downtown Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 2 at NOON
  • The Dallas Museum of Art -- Restaurant Seventeen Seventeen in Dallas, Texas on March 1st at NOON
  • The University of Denver in Denver, Colorado on February 28th at 3PM
  • The Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida on February 27th at 2PM
  • The German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington, DC on February 26th at NOON
  • The Anti-Defamation League of the Bnei Brith in New York City on February 21st at 7PM
  • Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, MI on February 5th, 2007 at 7:00PM
  • Shaman Drum Bookshop in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on January 17th, 2007 at 4:00 PM

Interview featured in Denmark's Berlingske Tidende newspaper. Read the interview.

The New Discourse of Dogs "Andrei Markovits has just begun a project on the changing nature of the human - animal relationship in the United States and other advanced industrial democracies. View the project description."

Andy Markovits published the following paper:
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Please also visit Andy Markovits' official University of Michigan website.