Education1991 University of Dayton, B.S.
1995 United States Sports Academy, M.S.
2001 Florida State University, Ph.D.
Introduction to Sport Management
Financial Issues in Sport Management
Professional Selling in Sport
Career SpecialtiesMichael Smucker's academic interests include sport finance, careers in sport and social issues in sport.
Professional and Community Activities:Smucker has published in respected outlets such as the International Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Sport Management and Public Organization Review.
He 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.