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Affiliated Faculty

Global Sport Affiliated Faculty have advanced the study of sport by conducting original research, publishing in academic journals, presenting at conferences and seminars, or otherwise demonstrating alignment with the goals of the Global Sport Institute.

    If you are interested in becoming a Global Sport Affiliated Faculty, complete the form below, providing as much detail as possible. As affiliated faculty, your contributions in this field will be promoted as part the Sport Knowledge Lab and you may be invited to serve in various capacities as a subject matter expert, content creator, or featured speaker.

    Engaged Thinkers

    Each year, the Global Sport Institute brings together scholars and thought leaders to engage in conversation aligned with the Institute’s current research theme. They advise the Institute on current and critical issues, serve as a sounding board throughout the year, and also help thoughtfully guide us on how to progress these examinations into the Institute’s future endeavors on each topic.

    Kym Hampton
    Retired WNBA Player

    Lori Okimura
    CEO
    USA Volleyball

    Mason Ashe
    CEO
    Ashe Sports and Entertainment Consulting

    Max Siegel
    CEO
    USATF

    Nevin Caple
    Managing Partner
    LGBT SportSafe

    Piara Powar
    Executive Director
    FARE

    Robert Wallace
    Attorney
    ThompsonCoburn, LLP

    Scott Rosner
    Academic Director
    Sports Management
    Columbia University

    Stanley Thangaraj
    Professor
    City College of New York

    Tim Davis
    Professor
    School of Law
    Wake Forest University

    Troy Vincent
    Executive Vice President
    NFL

    Tukufu Zuberi
    Professor
    University of Pennsylvania

    Jeremi Duru
    Professor
    Washington College of Law
    American University

    Damion Thomas
    Curator of Sports
    National Museum of African American History and Culture

    Earl Smith
    Professor
    Wake Forest University

    George Cunningham
    Professor
    Texas A&M University

    Howard Bryant
    Senior Writer
    ESPN

    Jacco Van Sterkenber
    Professor
    Erasmus University

    Marion Keim
    Professor
    University of Western Cape

    Mori Taheripour
    Principal
    MT Global Strategic LLC

    Vera Lopez
    Professor
    Arizona State University

    Andrés Martinez
    Professor
    Arizona State University

    Rodney Coates
    Professor
    Miami University

    Tracey Holmes
    Senior Reporter
    ABC Australia

    Wade Davis Jr.
    Inclusion Consultant

    Stanlie James
    Vice Provost for Inclusion and Community Engagement
    Arizona State University