SMQ Editorial Board
New York University
Brianna (Bri) Newland is an associate professor and academic director for Undergraduate Programs in the Tisch Institute for Global Sport at New York University. Newland's research interest explores active sport event tourism, with a specific focus on leveraging opportunities for the event and destination. She also conducts research in the area of sport development, examining the effects of sport delivery on sport participation across the lifespan. Newland has published her research in Sport Management Review, Journal of Sport Management, Sport Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Sport & Tourism, Journal of Vacation Marketing, and Event Management among others. She has worked in conjunction with industry partners such as FOX Sports, Vacation Races, Monumental Marathon, Triathlon Australia, USA Triathlon, among others. Her research and consultancy work has offered marketing, management, and leveraging solutions to sport events and organizations, NGBs, and other government agencies, helping improve and enhance business outcomes.
Kevin K. Byon
Indiana University - Bloomington
Kevin K. Byon is a full professor in the sport management program at Indiana University - Bloomington. Dr. Byon's primary research interest involves exploring psychological and environmental variables affecting consumer behavior in sport marketing and tourism. His secondary line of research is to contribute to the advancement of quantitative research methods in sport management using his expertise in research design, measurement, and statistics. He is the co/author of over 130 articles published in sport management and marketing scholarly journals such as Sport Management Review, European Sport Management Quarterly, Journal of Sport Management, Sport Marketing Quarterly, and International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. His papers have also appeared in highly impactful journals such as the International Journal of Hospitality Management, Computers in Human Behavior, and The Service Industries Journal. Dr. Byon currently serves as an associate editor for Sport Marketing Quarterly. He also served as a sport management section editor for Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science from 2010–2016. He also has served as a guest editor for a special issue with the Journal of Interactive Advertising and Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. Before his employment at Indiana University, Dr. Byon was an associate professor (tenured) at the University of Georgia and was a tenure-track assistant professor at the University of Southern Mississippi. He received his Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance (concentration in Sport Management) from the University of Florida.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Matthew Katz is an associate professor of Sport Management in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, Isenberg School of Management, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Katz earned his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and joined the Isenberg faculty in 2015. He was named the Dean’s Research Faculty Fellow in 2021 and currently serves as the Undergraduate Program Director for the McCormack department. He researchers sport consumer behavior with a particular focus on fan-to-fan relationships and the influence of fan networks. He was named a North American Society for Sport Management Research Fellow in 2018 and won the Isenberg Outstanding Research Award in 2020. He teaches sport marketing at the undergraduate and graduate levels along with sport history, and won an Isenberg Teaching Excellence award in 2019. Katz serves on the NASSM Executive Committee as a Member-at-Large.