Madeleine Orr, Ph.D. student in the School of Kinesiology, advised by Dr. Yuhei Inoue, assistant professor of sport management, has been awarded a Council of Graduate Students travel grant for $600 to attend and present at the North America Society for Sport Management Conference. Orr’s presentation is titled: “Toward a Practitioner-Oriented Framework of Event Legacy: A Case Study of Toronto 2015.”
Several other Kinesiology faculty members and graduate students are participating in the conference, held in Denver, CO from May 30 until June 2.
- Kurumi Aizawa, Ph.D., visiting scholar from Waseda University Research Institute for Sport Knowledge in Tokyo, Japan, presents “Leveraging Events for Sport Participation: The Case of the Japanese National Sports Festival.”
- Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., presents “Sport Spectatorship and Live Satisfaction: A Multi-City Investigation.”
- Lisa Kihl, Ph.D., presents “Athlete Representation in the Governance of Intercollegiate Sport,” together with Ph.D. student Caroline Heffernan.
- Nicole LaVoi, Ph.D., participates in a symposium titled, “The Paradoxical Decline of Women in Coaching: Time for Radical Structural Change.”
The detailed conference program is available online.