GEORGE CUNNINGHAM
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Primary Emphasis Area: Sport Management
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Web Site: http://www.diversityinsport.com/
Short Bio
George B. Cunningham (Ph.D., The Ohio State University) is a Professor of Sport Management at Texas A&M University, where he also serves as the Graduate Ombuds Officer for the university. He serves as the director of the Center for Sport Management Research and Education, as well as the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport. Cunningham also holds a faculty affiliate appointment in the Women's and Gender Studies Program. He has published over 190 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, has authored an award-winning book (Diversity in Sport Organizations), has co-edited an award-winning book (Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management), and has received funding from a variety of entities to support his research. He is Editor-in-Chief of Sport Management Review, the journal with the highest impact factor in the field. Cunningham is the former president of both the North American Society for Sport Management and Aggie Allies. He is a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology.
Research Interests
Diversity
Employee Attitudes
Group Processes
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Pickett, A. C., & Cunningham, G. B. (2017). Creating inclusive physical activity spaces: The case of body positive yoga. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 88(3), 329-338.

2. Ahn, N. Y., & Cunningham, G. B. (2017). Cultural values and gender equity on National Olympic Committee boards. International Journal of Exercise Science, 10(6), 857-874.

3. Wright, T., & Cunningham, G. B. (2017). Disability status, stereotype content threat, and employment opportunities. Sport, Business and Management, 7(4), 393-403

4. Rosselli, A. C., Cunningham, G. B., & Singer, J. N. (2017). Does golf = White? Perceptions of the prototypical golfer. International Journal of Sport Studies, 7(1), 1-7

5. Pickett, A. C., & Cunningham, G. B. (2017). Physical activity for every body: A conceptual model for creating body diverse exercise spaces. Quest, 69, 19-36

6. Garney, W. R., Wendel, M., McLeroy, K., Alaniz, A., Cunningham, G., Castle, B., Ingram, M., & Burdine, J. (2017). Using community health development to increase community capacity: A multiple case study. Family and Community Health, 40, 18-23

7. Cunningham, G. B. (2016). Diversity and inclusion in sport. In R. Hoye and M. M. Parent (Eds.), SAGE handbook of sport management (pp. 309-322). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

8. Cunningham, G. B., Fink, J. S., & Doherty, A. J. (Eds.) (2016). Routledge handbook of theory in sport management. London: Routledge.

9. Lee, W., & Cunningham, G. B. (2016). Sexual prejudice, sexism, gender, and identification with different sports. Sex Roles, 74, 464-471 ** *

10. Kang, S., & Cunningham, G. B. (2016). The influence of imagined contact and baseball team identification: South Koreans’ prejudice toward Japanese individuals. International Journal of Sport Management, 17, 561-575. ** *

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Catapult Round 4 Center - Continuing Education Offered by the CSMRE. (PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2018/01/15 - 2019/06/15
Total Funding: 0.

CSMRE Book Royalties. (PI)
Participants (Private)
2015/09/01 - 2018/08/31
Total Funding: 79,188.
Courses Taught
2017 - 2018
KINE 491, SPMT 217, SPMT 485, SPMT 489, SPMT 613, SPMT 685
2016 - 2017
KINE 491, SPMT 685
2015 - 2016
KINE 491, SPMT 691
2014 - 2015
KINE 491, SPMT 685, SPMT 691
2013 - 2014
SPMT 684, SPMT 685, SPMT 691
2012 - 2013
SPMT 684, SPMT 685, KINE 304, SPMT 336, SPMT 340, SPMT 613, SPMT 681, SPMT 691
2011 - 2012
KINE 304, KINE 319, SPMT 336, SPMT 340, SPMT 613, SPMT 682, SPMT 683, SPMT 684, SPMT 685, SPMT 690, SPMT 691
2010 - 2011
KINE 304, KINE 319, SPMT 336, SPMT 340, SPMT 483, SPMT 485, SPMT 613, SPMT 681, SPMT 682, SPMT 683, SPMT 684, SPMT 685, SPMT 691
2009 - 2010
KINE 304, KINE 319, KINE 685, SPMT 336, SPMT 484, SPMT 489, SPMT 613, SPMT 681, SPMT 683, SPMT 684, SPMT 685, SPMT 691
2008 - 2009
KINE 304, KINE 319, KINE 613, KINE 681, KINE 682, KINE 683, KINE 684, KINE 685, KINE 691, SPMT 336, SPMT 482
2007 - 2008
KINE 304, KINE 336, KINE 485, KINE 491, KINE 613, KINE 681, KINE 683, KINE 684, KINE 685, KINE 691, KINE 319
2006 - 2007
KINE 304, KINE 319, KINE 333, KINE 336, KINE 485, KINE 681, KINE 682, KINE 683, KINE 684, KINE 685, KINE 689, KINE 691
2005 - 2006
KINE 319, KINE 336, KINE 485, KINE 610, KINE 612, KINE 681, KINE 682, KINE 683, KINE 684, KINE 685, KINE 691
2004 - 2005
KINE 489, KINE 610, KINE 611, KINE 612, KINE 681, KINE 682, KINE 683, KINE 684, KINE 685
2003 - 2004
KINE 610, KINE 681, KINE 682, KINE 684, KINE 685, KINE 689, KINE 691
2002 - 2003
KINE 622, KINE 685
Former Doctoral Students
David Waltemyer (Fall, 2006), Ph.D.
Melanie Sartore (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Jacqueline McDowell (Spring, 2008), Ph.D.
Claudia Benavides Espinoa (Spring, 2009), Ph.D.
Thomas Aicher (Summer, 2009), Ph.D.
Jae Deock Lee (Summer, 2009), Ph.D.
Brian McCullough (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Elizabeth Melton (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Tiffany Hooks (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Woojun Lee (Spring, 2015), Ph.D.
Andrew C. Pickett (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Astin Devine Steward (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2012 - 2017). Journal of Sport Management

Editor (2012 - 2014). Journal of Intercollegiate Sport

Editorial Board Member (2011 - 2013). International Journal of Sport Communication

Editor (2008 - ). Sport Management Review

Editorial Board Member (2007 - ). Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education

Editorial Board Member (2005 - 2012). International Journal of Sport Management

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2009). Director.  Laboratory for Diversity in Sport

(2008). President-Elect.  North American Society for Sport Management

(2005). Chair.  North American Society for Sport Management Research Fellow Committee

(2005). Officer.  North American Society for Sport Management

Awards

(2016). Fellow of National Academy of Kinesiology.  National Academy of Kinesiology

(2010). Arnstrong Scholar Award.  Awarded

(2009). Director.  Office of Sport Management Informatics

(2009). Chair.  North American Society for Sport Management

(2008). Choice Outstanding Title.  American Library Association

(2002). Winner: Recategorization as a strategy for managin.  North American Society for Sport Management Student Research Competition

(2001). Finalist.  North American Society for Sport Management Student Research Competition

(2000). Finalist.  North American Society for Sport Management Student Research Competition

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