2017-18: Spencer Kassimir

NRL: Americanization on Australian Terms


Sport in Australia has become Americanized over the years, but what exactly does this mean? How does the process effect the NRL in terms of game play, economics, media and do other Australian sports feel the same impact? I plan to address these issues and focus on the shifting value between position v. possession along with, but not limited. to the emphasis of the American ultimatum-based requirement on the offence as opposed to the Eurocentric defensive-attrition strategy.’

Spencer Kassimir Tom Brock Scholar