Brigitte Burpo

Brigitte Burpo
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Health & Sport Sciences
SAC E - Room 104L
brigitte.burpo @

Brigitte Burpo's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, Specialization in Sport Administration, University of Louisville, anticipated completion May 2020
  • M.Ed., Administration of Higher Education, Minor: Sport Management, Auburn University
  • B.S., Sales and Marketing, Tuskegee University

Selected Teaching Areas

  • Sport Leadership and Management
  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Governance
  • Career Development in Sport

Selected Professional Service

  • SPAD - Central High School Outreach Program Coordinator
  • SIGS Search Committee for Director of Graduate Diversity and Retention
  • University of Louisville Athletics Faculty Mentor - Football

Honors and Awards

  • SIGS Presidential Diversity Fellow, 2017 - Present
  • Faculty Women of Color in the Academy Conference, 2019

Selected Presentations

  • Oral Presentation, “For the culture: An analysis of attraction, identification, and retention of HBCU Classic Consumers”, College Sport Research Institute (CSRI), April 2019.
  • Oral Presentation, “Sacrificial lamb games: An analysis of the growing reliance on guarantee games for HBCU athletics”, Black Student Athlete Summit, January 2019.
  • Oral Presentation, “Barriers affecting retention of Black faculty in sport and leisure studies academic programs”, North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference, June 2018.