Emese Ivan

Associate Professor
PhD, University of Western OntarioMS, Purdue UniversityMA, University of Business and GovernanceBA, University of Business and Governance
For the past decade, Dr. Emese Ivan has investigated development through sport and sport to promote social justice initiatives at the individual, community, and international levels. Specifically, her research focuses on educational, social, and economic values of sport participation with a focus on the idea of Olympism and Olympic values. Her current projects also include conducting international sport for social change programs. She has over 15 years of experience organizing international youth sport and educational exchange programs as well as working on sport related marketing and PR initiatives of corporations in Canada, Germany, Hungary, Russia, and the USA. Recently she serves as the Chair and Graduate Program Director of the Sport Management division.

Teaching Interests

International Sport Governance Sports Ethics and Social Justice Olympism and Olympic Education Sport for Development and Peace

Research Interests

The Politics of the Olympic Games – Olympic Boycotts Youth Olympic Games Sport for Social Justice Initiatives Teaching with Technology

Courses Taught

SPG
301
STRATEGIC SPORT MGT
SPG
313
POWER POL & INT'L SPORT GOV
SPG
315
CREATIVITY & INNOVATION SPORT
SPG
502
THESIS
SPM
1033
SPORT ETHICS & SOCIAL JUSTICE