Associate Professor, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 355-B Blocker
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-5497
Primary Emphasis Area: Sport Management
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Short Bio
Dr. Singer is an Associate Professor in the Division of Sport Management within the Department of Health and Kinesiology. His research and scholarly interests are broadly in the area of diversity and social Justice, but more specifically centered around issues of race and racism, and the (under)representation, experiences, and overall well-being of historically marginalized groups in sport industry organizations and other relevant contexts. A great deal of this work has focused on the racialized and gendered experiences of Black males as key stakeholders in big-time college sport in the United States.
Research Interests
College Sport
Critical Race Theory
Qualitative Inquiry
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Singer, J.N. (2016). African American male college athletes' narratives on education and racism. Urban Education, 51(9), 1065-1095

2. Singer, J.N. (2015). Sociocultural legitimations in sport management: The role of sport in promoting racial diversity and inclusion. In M. Bowers & M. Dixon (Eds.), Sport Management: An Exploration of the Field and its Value, (pp. 181-210), Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing.

3. Singer, J.N. (2015). The mis-education of African American male college athletes. In E. Comeaux (Ed.), Introduction to Intercollegiate Athletics, (pp. 193-206), Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press.

4. Rosselli, A., & Singer, J.N. (2015). Towards a multi-level framework to examine the underrepresentation of racial minorities in golf within the United States. Quest, 67(1), 44-55.

5. Nite, C., & Singer, J.N. (2014). Organizational factors that contribute to the spiritual development of college athletes: A case study of a religious university. Journal for the Study of Sport and Athletes in Education, 8(1), 1-18. ** Dis

6. Agyemang, K., & Singer, J.N. (2014). Race in the present day: NBA employees sound off on race and racism. Journal of African American Studies, 18(1), 11-32. ** Dis

7. Sherman, LD., McKyer, ELJ., Singer, JN., Larke, A. and Guidry, JJ. (2014). Understanding the Essence and Lived Experience of Self-Care Management among African-American Men Living with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Social Health and Diabetes, 2(2), 96-104.

8. Nite, C., Singer, J.N., & Cunningham, G.B. (2013). Addressing competing logics between the mission of a religious university and the demands of intercollegiate athletics. Sport Management Review, 16(4), 465-476

9. Nite, C., & Singer, J.N. (2013). An examination of sport management doctoral program research requirements. Educate: The Journal of Doctoral Research in Education, 13(2), 24-35

10. Agyemang, K., & Singer, J.N. (2013). An exploratory study of professional black male athletes[48]19 individual social responsibility (ISR). Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, 2(1), 47-71

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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
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Vanessa Byrd (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Kwame Jesse Asamoah Agyemang (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Kristopher Nite (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Anthony Rosselli (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
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