SBC Author Profile: Rhema Fuller

Dr. Rhema Fuller is an Assistant Professor of Sport and Leisure Management in the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management at the University of Memphis. Dr. Fuller earned a B.S. in Finance from the University of Connecticut, and a M.A.  and Ph.D. in Sport  Management from the University of Connecticut. His research interests include the intersection of diversity (e.g., race and ethnicity), sport-based civic initiatives, higher education, and intercollegiate athletics. Dr. Fuller has disseminated his research in several scholarly outlets including the Sport  Management Review, Sport  Marketing Quarterly, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Science, and the Sport  Management Education Journal. Dr. Fuller's teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Sport  Finance and Sport and Leisure in Pop Culture.

Prior to joining the University of Memphis, Dr. Fuller spent four years at Alfred State College as an Assistant Professor of Sport  Management in the Business Department. While at Alfred State, Dr. Fuller served as the institution's NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative. Among his duties, he acted as a consultant to the athletic department on matters of compliance, institutional control and  student-athlete well-being. Beyond his time in higher education, Dr. Fuller worked in the University of Michigan's Sports Marketing Department and for Husky Sport, a sport-based civic program.