Angela Schneider, PhD

Angela Schneider

Associate Professor

Room 3R16A, AHB
519 661-2111 x88527

  • 1984 Olympic Silver Medal - Coxed Four Rowing 


  • BA, MA, PhD (Western University)

Academic Appointments

  • Director, International Centre for Olympic Studies
  • Brescia College
  • Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Sociocultural Studies

Research Interests

  • Genetic Doping in Sport
  • Olympic Studies
  • Women and Sport and Embodiment
  • Philosophy of Sport
  • Sport Medicine Ethics

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Schneider AJ, Fedoruk MN & Rupert JL. (2012). Human genetic variation: New challenges and opportunities for doping control. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(11), 1117-1129, DOI:10.1080/02640414.2012.692480.

Research Affiliations

  • International Network of Humanistic Doping Research
  • International Centre for Olympic Studies

Teaching Areas

  • Critical Thinking in Kinesiology
  • Philosophy of Sport
  • Sport Ethics
  • Gender and Sport
  • Olympic Studies


  • Carol Anne Letheren Award for International Leadership on Women and Sport (Canadian Olympic Committee & CAWS)
  • Western University Alumni Award of Merit
  • Olympic Gala Award for Olympians Contributions to the Arts (Canadian Olympic Committee)

Professional Activities

  • Guest editor, Journal of Philosophy of Sport, Special Issue on Gender