In general, I am interested in how social actors respond to unjust institutions and their efforts to both tear down and create new and just ones. To date, I have focused much of my work on Black professionals in the sport industry and deepened the understanding of the efforts that perpetuate injustice in this industry.
As an example of my work, see my 2018 paper on institutional disruption or my 2020 paper published in Organization discussing the institution of sport as a site for social change. My 2021 paper in Sport Management Education Journal (SMEJ) discusses how unpaid internships leads to racial inequality in the sport industry. This manuscript won the SMEJ Best Paper Award in 2021.
Moreover, I am currently writing a book (under contract with Cornell University/ILR Press) that explores how organizations can seek a pathway that leads toward antiracism. I conducted interviews with leaders spanning various industries, including sport, entertainment, media, and education, among others.
To date, I have authored or co-authored 39 peer-reviewed journal articles. These papers are published (or accepted) in the following journals: Organization, Journal of Management Inquiry, Sport Management Review, Journal of Sport Management, African Journal of Business and Economic Research, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, International Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, and International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, among others.