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Originally hailing from Maryland, Stephen Andon, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, earned his Ph.D. from Florida State University in 2011 after writing a dissertation on sports fans and the materiality of sports memorabilia. His research interests involve a wide array of topics dealing with sport and media, including the commodification of sport, sport and nostalgia, fan cultures, and social media. Currently, he teaches communication courses in the college’s Division of Humanities. He is an avid soccer and hockey fan.