Lequez Spearman

Assistant Professor

Spearman comes to St. John’s University as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Sport Management in the College of Professional Studies. He earned his Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Sport Studies from the University of Tennessee—Knoxville in 2013. After receiving his Ph.D., Spearman taught for two years at Gordon College, a small Christian Liberal Arts college located on Boston’s North Shore. Prior to his appointment at St. John’s University, Spearman was an Assistant Professor in Kinesiology at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. His research interests include, the decline of African Americans in Major League Baseball, environmental sustainability in sport facilities, and sport management pedagogy. Spearman has presented at a host of international, national, and regional conferences and his research has appeared in several peer-reviewed journals.

Teaching Interests

Sociology of Sport Diversity in Sport Management Sport Management Pedagogy Critical Theory in Sport Sport Leadership

Research Interests

Environmental Sustainability in Sport Decline of African-Americans in Major League Baseball Training Background of Elite Baseball Players The Styling of Modern NBA Dandies

Courses Taught

SOC
1025
THE SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT
SPG
304
PHIL PRINC LEADERSHIP IN SPORT
SPG
307
SOCIAL/PSY ASPECTS OF SPORT
SPM
1001
PRINCIPLES OF SPORT MANAGEMENT
SPM
1003
CURRENT ISSUES IN SPORT
SPM
1004
MANAGERIAL ASPECTS SPORT MGT