I became intrigued by social policy challenges as an undergraduate political science major. I now research how organizations respond to these issues and advance social well-being in their communities. For instance, my upcoming book (under contract with Cornell University/ILR Press) examines how professional sport organizations (PSOs) are responding to calls for racial justice.

To date, I have authored or co-authored 29 peer-reviewed journal articles. These papers are published (or accepted) in the following journals: Journal of Management Inquiry, Sport Management Review, Journal of Sport Management, African Journal of Business and Economic Research, International Review for the Sociology of SportInternational Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, and International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, among others. In

I am currently working on papers addressing the following topics:

  1. Racial diversity in the sport industry
  2. Institutional entrepreneurship