Meg Hancock

Meg Hancock

Associate Professor
Department of Health & Sport Sciences
Room SAC 105 J
mghanc01 @

Meg Hancock's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, (May 2012) Educational Leadership and Organizational Development, Specialization: Sport Administration
  • MS, College Student Personnel/Student Development Theory, Miami University, 2005
  • BA, Sociology and Anthropology, Randolph-Macon Women's College, 2003

Teaching Areas

  • Principals of Sport Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Sport Governance
  • Women in Sport

Research Areas

  • Gender and diversity in sport organizations
  • career development in sport
  • sport and social change

Honors & Awards

  • 2011 Red & Black Scholar-Athlete Faculty Mentor, University of Louisville
  • 2003 Woman of the Year, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College
  • 2003 Outstanding Sociology/Anthropology Senior Thesis, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College

Professional Activities

  • Member, National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators--NACWAA/HERS Graduate, Indianapolis, IN, June 2007
  • Member, North American Society for Sociology of Sport (NASSS)
  • Member, North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
  • Member, Sport & Recreation Law Association (SRLA)--Student Initiative Committee, 2011-2012

Publications and Presentations

  • Hums, M. A., Wolff, E., & Hancock, M. G. (Under review). Sport for development and peace: Initiatives, challenges, and pathways forward. Submitted the National Association for Sport and Physical Education for the 2012 AAHPERD National Convention and Exposition, Boston, MA.
  • Mahoney, T. Q., Hancock, M. G., Hambrick, M. E., & Moorman, A. M. (2011, March). Title IX retaliation claims on the rise in college athletics: An analysis of athletic departments’ mishandling of sex discrimination claims. Presented at the annual conference of the Sport Law and Recreation Association, Savannah, GA.
  • Hums, M. A., & Hancock, M. G. (2011). Sport management: Bottom lines and higher callings? In A. Gillentine, R. E. Baker, & J. Cuneen (Eds.) Paradigm shifts: Critical issues facing sport management. Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.