Nefertiti Walker

Associate Professor of Sport Management and Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nefertiti Walker's research centers on sports culture and developing diverse and inclusive cultures in sports and other organizations.

Gender in organizations Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation in Intercollegiate Sports Sports Culture Organizational Diversity and inclusion Women & Leadership in Sport Organizations

Jin-Won Kim

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jin-Won Kim’s research focuses on the role of recreation, parks and tourism in the creation of active, healthy and sustainable communities.

Water-Based Recreation and Tourism Public Health and Quality of Life Environmental Justice Applications of Geospatial Technologies in Recreation Park and Tourism

Dr Johan Rewilak

Lecturer, Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship · Aston University

Johan's research focuses on development finance and sports economics, in particular football.

Sports Finance Economic Issues Poverty Reduction Economic Growth & Development Financial Distress

Andrew Wonders, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Sport Business Management · Cedarville University

Professor Wonders joined the faculty of the School of Business Administration in 2013 following a 13-year career in the sport industry

Sports Events Sports Business & Related Issues Olympics & Related Issues

Stephanie Perez Beaudion

Visiting Assistant Professor of Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Kinesiology Athletic Training Sport Management

Laura J. Burton, Ph.D.

Department Head, Educational Leadership · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on management in sports organizations and how gender stereotypes affect women working in athletics.

Gender Stereotypes Access and Success in Leadership Sport Management Gender Issues in Sport Leadership in Sport Organizations

Lorraine Lafrenière

Chief Executive Officer · Coaching Association of Canada

Lorraine is a strategic thinker with excellent people skills and an enthusiastic approach to challenges.

Sports Management Sponsorship Event Planning Marketing & Branding Strategic Planning

Andrew Brandt, JD

Director, Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Andrew Brandt, J.D. is an expert on all things related to sports law, sports gambling and business of sports, particularly the NFL.

Concussions Labor Law Gambling Sports Business & Related Issues Sports Law

Aileen McManamon

Managing Partner · 5T Sports Group

Sustainability Strategist - Sports Industry Futurist - Sponsorship Expert - Brand Leverage and Optimization Specialist

Sports Sponsorship Sports Marketing Brand Management Business Strategy Marketing Strategy

J. Tony Oliver

Dean of College of Health Sciences · Southern Utah University

Specializing in higher education administration, sport administration and physical education.

Study Abroad Higher Education Administration High School Athletics Sport Law Sports Marketing

Ivan Hernandez

EMEIA Digital & Emerging Tech Community Leader · EY

Former Flying Trapeze Artist turned Change Catalyst. Speaker on IoT, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Business Development.

Digital Transformation Customer Experience Experience Design Internet of Things IoT & Mobility

John Meindl

President & Founder · SPORTSBRANDEDMEDIA INC.

President & Founder - SPORTSBRANDEDMEDIA

Sports Marketing Sports Media Sports in Society

Christina Gipson

Assistant Professor of Sport Management · Georgia Southern University

Christina Gipson researches underserved populations in after school settings, event risk management, body image issues, and fitness programs

Fitness programs Event risk management Underserved populations in after school settings Body image issues

George Cunningham

Professor/Chair · University of Florida

George Cunningham's research focuses on diversity and inclusion in sport.

Diversity in Physical Activities Gender Inclusion Diversity LGBTQ+

Faye Matt

Chief Executive Officer · Special Olympics Saskatchewan

Non-profit executive serving people with intellectual disabilities through sport.

Special Olympics Non Profit Management Advocacy Volunteer Administration Sport Administration

Kyriaki Kaplanidou

Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator · University of Florida

Kyriaki Kaplanidou's research explores the impacts and legacies of sport events on communities.

Olympic Games Sport Consumer Perceptions About Event Experiences Impacts and Legacies of Sport Events on Community Development Sport Event Tourism

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

W. James Weese

Professor · The University of Western Ontario

Cultivate and inspire leaders to achieve success

Human Kinetics Leadership