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Professor connects play to social change

by Hannah Lynn Robinson

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"Play diplomacy is a process of creating a shared space for advocates of play to gather—a space that embraces all disciplines, method and perspectives that leverage play for social and personal justice." says Smita Mathur, associate professor of education and play specialist at James Madison University. 

Mathur is one of the leading researchers on play and how it can be utilized for social change. She is available to discuss society's role in play diplomacy and how it can be used to advocate for social justice. 

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Media contact: Hannah Robinson,, 520-222-2808 

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Published: Monday, September 23, 2019

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2019

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