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Dr. Jin Park

Assistant Professor
Sch Kinesiology & Recreation
Office
Student Fitness Center & McCormick - SFC 165
Office Hours
Tue 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Biography

Dr. Park obtained his Ph.D. in Sport Management from Indiana University in 2021. Prior to joining ISU in Fall 2022, Dr. Park was on the Sport Management faculty at Western Illinois University.

Current Courses

370.002Administration Of Leisure Service Organizations

455.001Fiscal Management In Sport & Recreation

455.002Fiscal Management In Sport & Recreation

497.005Introduction To Research Methodology

298.048Professional Practice: Internship & Coop Ed Recreation & Park Administration

Teaching Interests & Areas

Sport Finance
Sport Marketing & Sales
Social Issues in Sport

Research Interests & Areas

Athletes' Career Development
Gender Equity in Sport
Mentoring Relationship

PhD Sport Management

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

MS Sport Management

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Journal Article


Park, J., Williams, A., & Park, J. Y. (2023). Understanding sources of support for career development: Lived experiences of NCAA Division I female intercollegiate athletes in higher education. International Journal of Sport Management, 24(2), 115-140.

Park, J., & Williams, A. (2022). Perceived barriers to careers in sport and stereotypes toward women in sport: Exploring Division I female college athletes’ experiences in athletic and educational settings. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 15(1), 1-23.

Gang, A., Park, J., Lee, J., & Park, J. Y. (2022). Effective Strategies for System Improvement in K-League Youth System. International Journal of Human Movement Science, 16(3), 31-44.

Presentations


Park, J., Park, J. Y., Bender, M., & Lyons, A. (2024). Building a strong athlete brand image via social media: An exploration of the top NIL female athletes’ Instagram posts. Sport Marketing Association, Saint Louis, MO.

Park, J., Park, J. Y., Lee, J. Y., & Gang, A. C. (2024). Examining the gender differences in personal branding via social media: A content analysis of the top NIL college athletes’ Instagram posts. North American Society for Sport Management, Minneapolis, MN.

Choi, K., Lee, D., Hur, Y., Lee, J. Y., Park, J., & Gang, A. C. (2024). The Effects of the sustainability campaign on sport fans’ sustainability behaviours: Focusing on the Level of campaign and attachment points in the context of the K-League. European Association for Sport Management, Paris, France.

Gang, A. C., Rhee, Y. C., Park, J., Lee, J. Y., Park, J. H., Park, J. Y., & Baik, J. H. (2024). Understanding the discourse on sport and sustainability: Critical discourse analysis of sport and sustainability podcasts. Applied Sport Management Association, Knoxville, TN.

Park, J., Gang, A. C., Lee, J. Y., Park, J. Y., & Jo, E, A. (2023). Exploring sources of support and challenges for career transition: A qualitative study of female professional athletes. North American Society for Sport Management, Montreal, Canada.

Park, J., Park, J. Y., Lee, J. Y., Gang, A. C., & Park, J. H. (2023). Examining prominent NIL athletes’ social media posts and personal branding effort: Perspectives from the Model of Athlete Brand Image. North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, New Orleans, LA.

Gang, A. C., Park, J., Lee, J. Y., Park, J. H., Jo, E, A., & Park, J. Y. (2023). Understanding the field of female elite soccer players: An analysis of elite-based sport system through Bourdieu’s theory on field. North American Society for Sport Management, Montreal, Canada.

Gang, A. C., Lee, J. Y., Park, J., Park, J. H., & Park, J. Y. (2023). Consolidation of social capital in women’s college athletics: The implication of culture, space, and identity on developing social capital at a senior military college. North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, New Orleans, LA.

Gang, A. C., Rhee, Y, C., Lee, J. Y., Park, J., & Park, J. H. (2023). Right to play as a fundamental human right: Sociocultural observation on the barriers to play in the U.S. and Korea. The Sport Consumer Behavior Summer Seminar Series, Seoul, South Korea.

Park, J., Park, J. Y., Phinata, A., Gang, A. C., & Lee, J. (2022). Gendered online media: A discourse analysis of online news articles on male and female sportscasters. North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Las Vegas, NV.

Grants & Contracts

Faculty/Staff Professional Development Fund. CAST. Illinois State University. (2024)
University Research Grant. Provost's Office and CAST. Illinois State University. (2024)
University Research Grant. Provost's Office and CAST. Illinois State University. (2023)