Michael Sam

Michael Sam is a senior lecturer in the School of Physical Edu-cation, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Otago (New Zealand). His research encompasses policy, politics and governance as they relate to the public administration and management of sport. Dr. Sam has published widely in both sport studies and parent dis-cipline journals and has co-edited two books: Sport in the City: Cultural Connections (2011) and Sport Policy in Small States (2016). Mike serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics and is the general secretary of the International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA).