Our initiative is extremely fortunate to be supported by AFFILIATES equally committed to understanding how sports impacts society. Our members include:

  • Kwame Agyemang, Associate Professor, Sports Management, The Ohio State University
  • Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Professor, College of Social Work 
  • Osei Appiah, Professor, Faculty of Communication
  • Samantha Bates, Assistant Professor, Social Work
  • Russ Crawford, Associate Professor of History, Ohio Northern University 
  • John Draper, Assistant Professor, Clinical Operations and Business Analytics
  • Scott Grant, Assistant Professor and Director of Sport & Event Management, University of Findlay
  • Yana Hashamova, Professor and Department Chair, Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
  • Linda Logan, Executive Director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission
  • Leann Lower-Hoppe, Assistant Professor, Sport Management, The Ohio State University
  • Christopher Mizer, Ohio State Athletic Trainer
  • Marscilla Packer, Athletic Director, Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy, Director of Ohio Youth Girls Basketball, 4-time Big Ten Women’s Basketball Champion
  • Shaun Richard, Associate Athletics Director for Sport Administration at Ohio State University
  • B. David Ridpath, Kahandas Nandola Professor of Sports Administration, Ohio University
  • Dr. Brian Turner, professor, sports management, The Ohio State University
  • Jacki Windon, Revenue Project Manager, Portland Trail Blazers