Sport Management Research

Sport Management is the business side of the sport industry that blends the unique aspects of sport with common business, marketing, management social and ethical principles.

Affiliated lab
Global Institute for Responsible Sport Organizations (GIRSO)

Lisa Kihl, director


Affiliated faculty
Yonghwan Chang, PhD

Sport Marketing & Consumer Psychology; Experimental Design & Social Media Analytics

Lisa Kihl, PhD

Sport management ethics, governance, policy: corruption in sport; athlete representation and governance; corporate social responsibility; gender, leadership and sport.


Kevin King, MA

Leadership training and development, corporate culture and team-building, organizational communication and media relations in sport

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Vicki Schull, PhD

Leadership in sport organizations, gender issues, college sport


Clinton Warren, PhD

Sport business strategy and marketing management, sport sales and service innovation, and sport fundraising