Jimmy Sanderson, PhD, earned a BA, MA, and PhD from Arizona State University in communication studies. He is currently a visiting assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State University. Prior to entering the academy he worked in human resource management for 11 years. He maintains an active research agenda focused on the intersection of social media and sport, and he also conducts research related to health and safety issues in sport. He has been cited in media outlets such as USA Today, Chronicle of Higher Education, and ESPN.com. He also regularly speaks to sport association groups about social media, such as the National Federation of State High School Associations and Academic Advisors for Athletics. He and his wife, Kirsten, have two boys, Walker and Connor. You can find him on Twitter: @jimmy_sanderson.