University of Colorado Colorado Springs: College of Business


Spencer Harris, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marketing/Sport Marketing

Dwire Hall 313B
(719) 255-3410


  • Ph.D., Institute of Sport and Leisure Policy Loughborough University, Loughborough, England
  • M.A., Sport Development, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, England
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Sport and Recreation Management, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
  • B.A., Leisure Studies (specialization in sport), University of North London, London, England


  • Sport governance and sport policy
  • Sport marketing
  • International sport for development & peace


Industry experience
1992-1998, Sport Development Manager, Crawley Borough Council
1998-2002, Regional Development Manager, Sport England
2002-2003, Mountain group leader, Explore Worldwide
2003-2005, Soccer Development Manager, MLS
2005-2006, Project Coordinator, Right to Play
2006-2008, Sport England, Head of Performance


Higher Education experience
2008-2011, Senior Lecturer Sport Development, University of Hertfordshire
2011-2013, Assistant Professor Sport Management/Sport Psychology, Adams State University


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