Kwame  J.A.  Agyemang 
Assistant Professor
Bachelor's Degree(s): Political Science, The University of Oklahoma, 2007
Master's Degree: Higher Education Administration, The University of Oklahoma, 2008
PhD: Sport Management, Texas A&M University, 2011
Phone: 225-578-9146
Fax: 225-578-3680
Office: 129 Huey P. Long Field House


Dr. Agyemang’s research examines social issues. Specifically, he is interested in how the management and organization of sport can contribute to positive social outcomes. He has published manuscripts in the Journal of African American Studies, Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Revenue Management, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, and Journal of Management Inquiry, among others. Dr. Agyemang is also a contributor to Goal.com Ghana. His work on sport business strategy for professional athletes has also been featured by Texas A&M’s Sydney & J.L. Huffines Institute for Sport Medicine & Human Performance. Dr. Agyemang has served as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, and the Journal of Management and Organization. He has also served as a conference reviewer for the Academy of Management, Sport Marketing Association, and North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). Given his cultural background, he has also been utilized as a resource person for study abroad trips to Ghana.

Awards & Honors





  • Texas A&M

               Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year 


  • Texas A&M

               Diversity Fellowship  



Active Memberships

  • North American Society for Sport Management 2009-Present
  • American Marketing Association 2013-Present
  • Society for Consumer Psychology 2013-Present
Selected Publications

Agyemang, K.J.A., Williams, A.S., & Kim, D.Y. (In Press). “Scandalous!”: Reputation, impression management, and employee assistance programs (EAPs) in the NBA. Sport Management Review.

Agyemang, K.J.A., & Singer, J.N. (2014). Race in the present day: NBA employees sound off on race and racism. Journal of African American Studies.

Agyemang, K.J.A. (2014). Toward a model of “athlete citizenship” in professional sport through authentic community stakeholder engagement. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 4 (1), 26-37.

Agyemang, K.J.A., & Singer, J.N. (2013). An exploratory study of professional Black male athletes’ individual social responsibility (ISR). Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, 2 (1), 73-98.



Classes Taught

KIN7518: Social Issues in Sport
KIN3800: Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport
KIN4518: Governance and Policy Development in Sport
KIN2530: Sport in Society



Curriculum Vitae


Website:  http://kwameagyemang.com