Our authors

Below you can find a list of our authors. The Inclusion Club is open to anyone to contribute as an author. To be an author you have to write an episode that is accepted by us and published. It’s a pretty straightforward process and we will help you prepare your episode for publication. You will get full acknowledgement as the author and your profile and contributions will be included on your own personal profile page. If you are interested in being an author you can download our Author Guidelines here.

To view our author contributions click on any of the links below.

Peter Downs

Founding Director – The Inclusion Club

Peter is Founding Director of The Inclusion Club and Manager of Play by the Rules – a national initiative to promote safe, fair and inclusive sport.

Dr Simon Darcy

University of Technology Sydney

Simon Darcy specialises in developing inclusive organisational approaches for diversity groups.

Richard Nicholson

Australian Institute of Sport

Richard Nicholson is a Paralympic powerlifting and athletics competitor and has competed at five successive Paralympic Games from the 1996 to 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Mary Hums

University of Louisville

Mary A. Hums is Professor of Sport Administration at the University of Louisville and Research Fellow with the Inclusive Sports Initiative at the Institute for Human Centered Design.

Ken Black

Founding Director – The Inclusion Club

I have worked as a practitioner in the area of inclusive physical activity and disability sport for over 35 years.

Dr David Legg

Mt Royal University

David is Professor of Sport Management at Mt. Royal University and Research Fellow with the Inclusive Sports Initiative at the Institute for Human Centered Design.

Eli Wolff

Brown University

Eli A. Wolff is Director of both the Sport and Development Project at Brown University and the Inclusive Sports Initiative at the Institute for Human Centered Design.

Lesley Evans Ogden

Freelance journalist

Lesley is a regular contributor at BBC Earth, Natural History, New Scientist and BioScience and an alumna of the Science Communications Program at the Banff Centre and the Santa Fe Science Writers Workshop.