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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

Biography

Dr. Agyemang’s research integrates his interests in policy, institutional stakeholders, and organization theory in the pursuit of management strategies for sport organizations and sport celebrities. 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, Journal of Management Inquiry, among others. An admirer of “the beautiful game”, 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

Awards

 

 

2011

  • Texas A&M

               Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year 

2008

  • 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., & Singer, J.N. (In Press). 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.
 

Agyemang, K.J.A., & Williams, A.S. (2013). Creating revenue via organizational “brandpression” management (OBpM): A marriage of brand management and impression management in professional sport. International Journal of Revenue Management, 7 (2), 171-181.
 

Other

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