1991 Ph.D., Literature, Duke University
1987 B.A., Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Professor Sntiago does research at the intersection of the humanities and athletics. In part, this means that he’s interested in the ways that social categories, philosophical ideas and literary forms and sporting phenomena may influence one another.
2016 Ball Don’t Lie! Myth, Genealogy and Invention in the Cultures of Basketball (under contract at Temple University Press)
2015 “’Ball Don’t Lie!’ Rasheed Wallace and the Politics of Protest in the National Basketball Association,” forthcoming Communication and Sport
2015 “The Meanings of Manu: Race, Class, and Globalization in the National Basketball Association” forthcoming Sports and Nationalism in Latin America, Ed. Robert Irwin and Hector Fernández (Palgrave)
2014 “Getting Free: The Arts and Politics of Basketball Modernity,” Journal of Sport and Social Issues November 22, http://jss.sagepub.com/ content/early/2014/11/21/ 0193723514559054 DOI: 10.1177/0193723514559054
2014 “What We Mean When We Say “Play the Right Way”: Strategic Fundamentals, Morality, and Race in the Culture of Basketball,” Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association of America 45.2 (Fall, 2012 [published 2014]): 109-125.