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UCCS College of Business Assistant Professor, Sport Management Program, Spencer Harris, Ph.D.

Spencer Harris, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Sport Management Program

Dwire Hall 313B

Work : (719)255-3410
sharris2@uccs.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Sport Policy and Sport Management, Loughborough University, 2013
  • MA in Sport Development, Gloucestershire University, 2008
  • BA in Leisure & Sport Management, North London University, 1991

Teaching

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

  • Assistant Professor, Sport Management 2013- present

Adams State University, CO

  • Assistant Professor, Sport Studies 2011-2013

Univeristy of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England, UK

  • Senior Lecturer, Sport Development / Sport Policy, 2008 - 2011

Courses Taught:

  • Sport Facility, Ticketing & Event Management
  • Sport Marketing
  • Management of Olympic, International & Amateur Sports
  • Critical Issues in Sport Management

Professional Experience

  • Head of Performance, Sport England, England, 2006 - 2008
  • Project Coordinator, Right to Play, Arua, Uganda, Africa, 2006
  • Soccer Development Manager, Major League Soccer, New York, 2003 - 2005
  • Mountain Group Leader, Explore Worldwide, Moshi, Tanzania, Africa, 2002- 2003
  • Regional Sports Development Manager, Sport England, Bedford, England, 1998 - 2002
  • Sport Development Manager, Crawley Borough Council, Crawley, England, 1992 - 1998

Organizations

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Member of Leadership Team, European Sport Development Network (ESDN)
  • Member, North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
  • Member, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS)
  • Member, European Association of Sport Management (EASM)

Interests

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