Sport Management

James Thoma

James Thoma is a professor of sport management and chairman of the Department of Physical Education, Health, Sports Medicine, and Sport Management at Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio.

Mark S. Nagel

Mark S. Nagel, EdD, is a professor in the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, the University of San Francisco, and St. Mary’s College of California. Nagel is the associate director of the College Sport Research Institute and has previously served as the treasurer of the North American Society for Sport Management and the Sport and Recreation Law Association.

Richard M. Southall

Dr. Richard M. Southall is a Professor in the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management at University of South Carolina. He is also director of the College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) at the University of South Carolina. CSRI sponsors the annual CSRI Conference on College Sport and the Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics.

Robert (Robin) E. Ammon

Robert (Robin) E. Ammon Jr,  graduated with an EdD in Sport Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. His areas of research include: crowd management, legal liabilities in sport, risk management in sport and athletics, and premises liability. Currently he is an associate professor and Chair of the Kinesiology and Sport Management Division at the University of South Dakota. Dr. Ammon has written extensively with over 25 articles in refereed journals, 17 chapters in sport management books, and five textbooks.

Jerome Quarterman

Jerome Quarterman, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies and Coordinator of Sport Management Studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was a full-time faculty member in sport management studies at Florida State University and at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Of his 34 years of teaching, 18 have involved teaching students in sport management courses in undergraduate and graduate courses at both the master's and doctoral levels.

Brenda G. Pitts

Brenda G. Pitts is an internationally renowned name in sport business management, particularly in sport marketing and in sport management program development. She is currently professor of sport management, director of the Dr. R. Cooter Sport Business Research Center, and program director at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Dr. Pitts has also served as a consultant in sport marketing for various sport businesses, including the Georgia Dome in Atlanta (with clients such as the Professional Bull Riders, Inc., SuperCross, and the Atlanta Falcons), Tallahassee Soccer Association, and the NCAA.

Ming Li

Ming Li is the Director of the School of Recreation and Sport Sciences at Ohio University and a professor in sports administration.

Ronald Althouse

Ronald Althouse is a professor of sociology, a past chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and director of the Survey and Research Center at West Virginia University.

Ronald Althouse

Ronald Althouse is a professor of sociology, a past chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and director of the Survey and Research Center at West Virginia University.

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