Rhema Fuller

Rhema Fuller

Sport and Leisure Management

Phone
(901) 678-3486
Fax
(901) 678-0034
Office
Fieldhouse 208
Office Hours
Contact for Appointment

Faculty Profile

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.


Education

Ph.D., University of Connecticut: Finance
M.A., University of Connecticut: Sport Management
B.S., University of Connecticut: Sport Management

Teaching

Sport and Leisure as Pop Culture
Sport Finance

Research

Diversity in Sport
Sport-Based Civic Initiatives
Higher Education and Intercollegiate Athletics