John E. Dollar

Dr. John Dollar is an associate professor in the sport administration graduate program and department head for Health and Human Performance at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, his master’s alma mater.

Susan B. Foster

Susan B. Foster, Ph.D. is currently a Professor of Sport Business in the Department of Sport Business, International Hospitality, and Tourism Management in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, FL.

Diversity and Social Justice in College Sports: Sport Management and the Student Athlete

Diversity and inclusion have been constant, challenging themes in the American experience because we have long been a diverse nation. Within the realm of higher education, the foremost goal of this nation’s colleges and universities is to provide the best possible learning environment for all students. . . . Institutions of higher education must recognize the inherent worth and dignity of every person and seek to promote an understanding of human diversity in all its dimensions.

Simon Chadwick

Simon Chadwick is a professor and chair in Sport Business Strategy and Marketing at Coventry University Business School, where he is also the founder and Director of the Centre for the International Business of Sport (CIBS).

Dorene Ciletti

Dorene Ciletti is an assistant professor in the marketing and sports marketing division in the Palumbo • Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University. Her research and teaching interests include sport marketing, marketing fundamentals, and sales. She is particularly interested in sustainability and its integration in sport and in marketing. Her work has covered a range of subjects including the Pittsburgh Steelers, league sustainability communication, the secondary ticket market, communication in selling, and marketing strategies for career development. Ciletti, who earned a PhD and MBA, coordinates student sales competitions for Duquesne, and serves as faculty sponsor for the Pi Sigma Epsilon professional sales and marketing fraternity on campus.

Kamilla Swart

Kamilla Swart serves as an Account Director for Octagon South Africa. In August 2000, she was appointed to manage the recently formed Durban Events Corporation. While enrolled in the doctoral program of Curriculum and Instruction at Illinois State University (ISU), she served as a Research Associate for the Bureau of Tourism and Recreation Research (BTRR) from 1998-1999. During December 1999 she fulfilled the coursework requirements of the doctoral program, and returned to her hometown, Cape Town, to complete her dissertation.

Douglas Michele Turco

Douglas Michele Turco is Professor of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University. His primary research interests are in the areas of sport and tourism marketing, event economic impact assessment, and market research. He has made numerous national and international presentations, and is the author or co-author of articles that appear in Sport Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Tourism Studies, Journal of Travel Research, and Current Issues in Tourism. He co-authored the book, Sport and Event Marketing, as well as several other books, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He earned his academic degrees from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and the University of New Mexico.

Laurence Chalip

Laurence Chalip is a senior lecturer with the Faculty of Business and Hotel Management at Griffith University's Gold Coast Campus in Queensland, Australia. He has worked in New Zealand, Korea, Australia, and the USA in sport as an administrator, coach, and researcher.