Academic Interests and Expertise
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
    Ed.D in Sport and Exercise Science, emphasis in Sport Administration, August 2004
    Dissertation: “Faculty Attitudes Toward NCAA Division III Athletic Programs” Co-Advisors: Professor Linda Sharp, Dr. Dianna Gray
  • Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
    Master of Science in Recreation Administration, December 1987
  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, May 1984
    Minor in English

Research Interest

  • Youth sports and organizational policies and practices on child abuse and neglect
  • Impact of conference realignment on competitive balance in college sports 
Areas of Teaching Interest

Wichita State University
SMGT 112: Introduction to Sport Administration
SMGT 210: Practicum in Sport Management
SMGT 428: Financial Management in Sport
SMGT 444: Human Resource Management in Sport
SMGT 446: Pre-Internship Seminar (Co-taught)
SMGT 447: Internship in Sport Administration
SMGT 481: Co-op Education
SMGT 540: Seminar in Sport Business (Co-taught)
SMGT 545: Organization and Administration of Sport
SMGT 590: Independent Study

SMGT 750F: Financial Dimensions of Sport
SMGT 750L: Personnel Management in Sport
SMGT 781: Co-op Education
SMGT 801: Leadership and Management in Sport
SMGT 828: Sport Finance
SMGT 847: Internship in Sport Administration
SMGT 890: Special Topics