Sport Administration &Leadership faculty members publish new studies

Written by Karen L. Bystrom
November 8, 2017

Maylon Hanold, PhD, Program Director of Sport Administration and Leadership; Galen Trail, PhD, Professor, Sport Administration; and Brian McCullough, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sport Administration and Leadership and Coordinator, Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership, have new publications and represented the program at a number of conferences.

Dr. Hanold was one of 40 invited attendees to the inaugural “Transatlantic Intersections: Cross-Cultural, Cross-Sectoral Dialogue on Women and Leadership” held in Brussels, Belgium on October 11. The event was organized by representatives from RedScope Consulting, ILA’s Women and Leadership Affinity Group (WLAG), and the Sophia Foundation. As a representative of the sport industry, Dr. Hanold engaged with other women practitioners, policy makers, academics and analysts from Europe and North America, reflecting on the political, economic, social and societal leadership challenges in today’s complex world, and identifying opportunities to advance women’s leadership, including their full participation in and influencing of decision-making in their countries, organizations, and communities.

Dr. Hanold presented two papers at the International Leadership Association’s annual conference in Brussels, Belgium in October. Her papers were titled “Toward a New Approach to Authentic Leadership: The Practice of Embodied Dialogical “Thinking” and the Promise of Shared Power” and “Collaborative Theory-Building on Women’s Leadership: An Exercise towards Responsible Leadership.” Both sessions focused on new models of leadership grounded in dialogue and positioned as effective models within the context of inclusive leadership practices.

Dr. Trail’s recent publications include:

Dr. Trail and Dr. Brian McCullough, coordinator of the Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership, made two conference presentations:

Dr. McCullough participated in the United Nations’ Climate Action in the Sports Sector Dialogue in Bonn, Germany, October 30 and 31.  The meeting was scheduled to take place before the 2017 COP meetings in Bonn to outline how sport organizations can align with the Paris Climate Agreement.

Dr. McCullough also has several new publications: