Professor of Economics and Sport Business
Ph.D. Economics, University of Florida, 1992
M.S. Economics, University of Florida, 1990
M.B.A. University of Cincinnati, 1983
B.S. Journalism and Communications, University of Florida, 1982
Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University, 2006-2010
Associate Professor, University of West Georgia, 2005-2006
Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia, 2001-2005
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1993-2001
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Florida, 1992-1993.
Graduate Assistant, University of Florida, 1988-1992.
Recent Scholarship & Research
“Evidence of A Compensating Wage Differential for NFL Players Who Play on Artificial Turf,” with Mary Kassis, International Journal of Sports Management and Marketing, 2010.
“Wage Dispersion and Team Performance in the NFL,” with Mary Kassis, Southern Business and Economic Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1 & 2, Winter/Spring 2008.
“Risk Taking in NASCAR: An Examination of Compensating Behavior and Tournament Theory in Racing,” Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2007.
College Football, Sports Economics