A former professional athlete who has written extensively about U.S. sports culture, Pat enthusiastically supports the work of EPdE. Researcher and activist, he holds a B.E. in Applied Mathematics from Vanderbilt University, where he was classmate, teammate and pal of Perry Wallace, the black athlete who integrated the SEC. As EPdE treasurer, Pat has an eye on fund raising. He feels it imperative that EPdE continue its integrative work.