Fisher Sport Research Earns Attention
Academic research produced in the Sport Management Department has created several headlines this spring.
Her article, “Update in Attitudes Towards Wage Equality in Gendered Professions,” explored perceptions of wage equality across gender for eight different professions, including coaching positions and that of a professional athlete.
A March article on Yahoo! Lifestyle, “Trevone Boykin isn’t the first NFL player accused of domestic violence — and he probably won’t be the last” cited a 2015 study conducted by then-undergraduate Danielle M. Falck.
The study, “Criminal Minds: The Relationship between Sport and Off Field Violence,” was completed under the guidance of Dr. Katharine Burakowski and explored correlations between professional sports and off-field player-involved incidents of crime involving bodily harm.