Meet Michael Smucker
Associate Professor, Sport Management
Education: 1991 University of Dayton, B.S.
1995 United States Sports Academy, M.S.
2001 Florida State University, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Principles of Administration for Sport and Physical Education
Professional Selling in Sport
Financial Issues in Sport Management
Introduction to Sport Management
First Year Seminar
Career Specialties: Michael Smucker strives to include active learning in the classroom to create a more authentically-based learning environment through simulations, role play and case study analysis. Enhancing student interaction and creating a student-first environment are his top priorities. Smucker’s research focuses on job satisfaction, organizational justice and sport management education.
Professional and Community Activities: Smucker has published in respected outlets such as the
International Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Sport Management, Global Sport Business Association Journal
Public Organization Review