Marion Hambrick

Marion Hambrick

Associate Professor
Department of Health & Sport Sciences
Room: SAC 104E
marion.hambrick @

Dr. Hambrick's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Educational Leadership and Organizational Development with an emphasis in Sport Administration, University of Louisville, 2010
  • MBA, Finance, University of Kentucky, 1996
  • BA, Finance, Transylvania University, 1995

Teaching Areas

  • Financial Principles in Sport
  • Doctoral Seminar in Sport Administration Research

Research Interests

  • Social network analysis in sports
  • Recreational sport participation

Professional Memberships and Service

  • Director of the Grawemeyer Award in Education for the College of Education and Human Development
  • North American Society for Sport Management

Selected Publications

  • Kang, S., Greenwell, C., Hambrick, M. E. (2022). Exploring sport fans’ smartphone usage in the era of digital globalization. Asian Sport Management Review, in press.
  • Cocco, A. R., Katz, M. & Hambrick, M. E. (2021). Co-attendance communities: A multilevel egocentric network analysis of American soccer supporters’ groups. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, in press.
  • Svensson, P. G., Mahoney, T. Q., & Hambrick, M. E. (2020). What does innovation mean to nonprofit leaders? Insight from an international sample of development and peace-building nonprofits. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 49, 380-398.
  • Hambrick, M. E., Svensson, P. G., & Kang, S. (2019). Using social network analysis to investigate interorganizational relationships and capacity building within a sport for development coalition. Sport Management Review, 22, 708-723.