Glenn Gerstner

Associate Professor
Sport Management
EdD, Sport Management, Northcentral UniversityMBA, Finance, Hofstra UniversityBS, Communication Arts, St. John's University
Glenn Gerstner currently serves as Senior Associate Dean of Faculty in the College of Professional Studies. He has been a faculty member at St. John’s since 1989 and is proud alumni as well, having graduated from St. Vincent's College (now the College of Professional Studies) in 1981. He taught economics and finance at St. John’s from until 2006 when he moved to the Division of Sport Management. He served as the Chair of the Division of Sport Management from 2009 to 2016, and also served as both the Graduate and Undergraduate Sport Management Program Director during that time. Since 2017 he has served as an Associate Dean in the College of Professional Studies. He is an active member of the North American Association of Sports Economists, the Eastern Economic Association, the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association, and the New York State Economics Association. His research interests are in the areas of tournament theory, the economics of intercollegiate athletics, and sports in popular culture. In 2008, he was awarded the St. John’s University Outstanding Faculty Achievement Medal. Dr. Gerstner is a life-long resident of Long Island, New York.

Teaching Interests

Sport Management, Sport Finance, Sports Economics

Research Interests

Tournament Theory, Sports in Popular Culture, Economics of Intercollegiate Sports

Courses Taught

PRL
3400
PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES
SPG
301
STRATEGIC SPORT MGT
SPG
306
FIN PERSPECTIVES IN SPORTS
SPG
312
SEMINAR IN SPORT MANAGEMENT
SPG
401
RESEARCH METHODS IN SPORT
SPM
1032
THE ECONOMICS OF SPORT

Select Publications

Journal Articles

Gerstner, G., Conger, D., and Vogel, R. (2018). Does spending on athletics impact investment in academics? The case of football spending and faculty salaries. Journal of Contemporary Athletics. vol. 12, pp. 69-81.

Gerstner, G., and Eddy, T. (2014). The USGA ban on the anchored putting stroke: Was the decision based on empirical evidence?. Journal of Contemporary Athletics. vol. 8, pp. 235-248.