May 10, 2018

[ISSSSC] Harry Edwards, ’64 Sociology, ’16 Honorary Doctorate, a San Jose State College two-sport student-athlete will be one of the newest members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of Fame.

Edwards was the team captain and leading rebounder for the Spartan basketball team and a standout track and field athlete.

Considered the father of the sociology of sport and founder of the Olympic Project for Human Rights, Edwards’ career as a professor, athlete-activist and consultant spans five decades and continues to impact the dialogue about sport, social justice and sociology.

Edwards joins Jason Hason, Mike Lowell and Peyton Manning as the 2018 class of inductees.