Kwame  J.A.  Agyemang 

Assistant Professor

Bachelor's Degree(s): Political Science, The University of Oklahoma, 2007
Master's Degree: Higher Education Administration, The University of Oklahoma, 2008
PhD: Sport Management, Texas A&M University, 2011
Phone: 225-578-9146
Fax: 225-578-3680
Email: kagyemang@lsu.edu
Website:  http://kwameagyemang.com
Office: 129 Huey P. Long Field House

 

 

 
 
 

Biography

Dr. Agyemang’s research attempts to better understand the connections between organizations and social facts (i.e., norms and social structures that affect human action; Durkheim, 1968). Extant work has focused on the social facts of race, celebrity and class and the implications they have for organizations and the people within organizational settings. He has published manuscripts in various journals, including Sport Management Review, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of African American Studies, International Journal of Sport Management, and International Review for the Sociology of Sport, among others. Dr. Agyemang is also the Deputy Editor for Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal and serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Sport Communication, Journal of Amateur Sport, Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, and International Journal of Sport Management.

Awards

2017

  • Advocate for Diversity Award

2016

  • Tiger Athletic Foundation (TAF)  Undergraduate Teaching Award

 

Active Memberships
  • North American Society for Sport Management            2009-Present
  • Academy of Management                                                  2011-Present
  • Africa Academy of Management                                      2015-Present

Selected Publications

Agyemang, K.J.A., & Kellison, T.B., & Martin, T.G. (2017). Impression management: A review of (non-sport) organizational literature and opportunities for sport industry research. International Journal of Sport Management, 18(2), 240-258.

Agyemang, K.J.A., Williams, A.S., & Kim, D.Y. (2015). “Scandalous!”: Reputation, impression management, and employee assistance programs (EAPs) in the NBA. Sport Management Review, 18, 609-617.
 
Agyemang, K.J.A., & Singer, J.N. (2014). Race in the present day: NBA employees sound off on race and racism. Journal of African American Studies, 18 (1), 11-32.

Agyemang, K.J.A. (2012). Black male athlete activism and the link to Michael Jordan: A transformational leadership and social cognitive theory analysis. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 47 (4), 433-445. 

Classes Taught

KIN7518: Social Issues in Sport

KIN4518: Governance and Policy Development in Sport

KIN3800: Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport

Curriculum Vitae