Brian McCullough, PhD

PhD, Sport Management

Associate Professor, Sport Business Leadership

Phone: 206.220.8261

Building/Room: JEFF 401-Q


Brian P. McCullough joined the faculty of the Albers School in the fall of 2018. He earned a Ph.D. in Sport Management from Texas A&M University.  His research examines the intersection of environmental sustainability in the sport sector, specifically the managerial decision-making processes to implement sustainable initiatives, examining interventions of behavioral change among sport spectator and participants to promote more sustainable behaviors, and evaluating the environmental impact of sport spectators and participants. 

Dr. McCullough has published his work in Sport Management Review, Journal of Sport Management, Quest, among other sport management journals.  He is currently working with the United Nation’s Climate Change Secretariat to establish a Sports for Climate Action Initiative to engage the sport sector to meet the Paris Climate Agreement goals of carbon neutrality and was recently awarded a research grant from the International Olympic Committee. 

Prior to joining Albers, Dr. McCullough served as an Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University and as an Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.