GWSB has appointed sports journalist, author and lawyer Mark Hyman to the fulltime faculty as teaching assistant professor of management.
Hyman will teach in GWSB’s sport management program, joining Lisa Delpy Neirotti, program director and associate professor.
Hyman has served as adjunct professor in the sport management program since 2011, teaching in both undergraduate and graduate programs. He has led courses on sports and law, media and communications and this year led a seminar to Los Angeles where students met with representatives of the Los Angeles Dodgers, NFL Network, Tony Hawk Inc., and others.
Hyman was contributing editor for sports at BusinessWeek. In 2010, he was named a Sports Ethics Fellow by the Institute for International Sport at the University of Rhode Island and the Positive Coaching Alliance at Stanford University.
Hyman has written three books on youth sports in America: Concussions and Our Kids: America’s Leading Expert on How to Protect Young Athletes and Keep Sports Safe (2012), a collaboration with Robert Cantu, MD; The Most Expensive Game in Town: The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today’s Families (2012); and Until It Hurts: America’s Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids (2009).
Posted by gwsb on June 5, 2013 | Filed under: GWSB News.