Andrei S. Markovits, University of Michigan Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies, has written a new book, Women in American Soccer and European Football: Different Roads to Shared Glory. The book discusses the challenges women continue to overcome to find a place in the soccer world.

Markovits is the author and editor of many books, scholarly articles, conference papers, book reviews and newspaper contributions in English and many foreign languages on topics as varied as German and Austrian politics, anti-Semitism, anti-Americanism, social democracy, social movements, the European right and the European left. Markovits has also worked extensively on comparative sports culture in Europe and North America.