Jess Dixon

Jess Dixon is a Professor of Sport Management and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Windsor. He teaches classes in sport management, strategic management, human resource management, event management, and finance. His research interests include strategic management, executive leadership and human resource management, relative age effects, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

His research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Sport Canada Research Initiative (SCRI), and the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), and has been published in a variety of sport management and related journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of ‘Case Studies in Sport Management’ and co-founder the ‘Sport Management Case Studies Repository.’

Want to inspire a new generation of Canadian athletes? According to research, it’s all about “inspiration” – feelings of inspiration while watching an event may influence post-event sport participation. @Prof_Potwarka @UWRecandLeisure @smrc_crms

Check out my new edited book, "Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail"! Thanks to all contributors for their insightful chapters. @CatherPalm @CarwynJones9 @GuiBodet @LawrenceWenner @TerryEddy @Lamar_Reams and others!

Excited to share this new @MSLJournal commentary by @AlisonDoherty1 @MisenerKatie and I on the "Return to community sport: leaning on evidence in turbulent times" @smrc_crms #communitysport

Delighted to share the pre-print version of this co-authored @EuroSportManQ article with Xiaoyan Xing and Ruo Zhang @smrc_crms @uOHealthRes

Following our prior communication that the SMAANZ Conference planned for Canberra will be postponed to 2021, we are excited to release details of #SMAANZWeek2020, a free virtual event to be held from 30 Nov to 4 Dec. Call for abstracts and further info at

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