Kwame  J.A.  Agyemang 

Associate 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



Office: 129 Huey P. Long Field House


Dr. Agyemang is interested in how people and organizations lead positive social change inside and outside of organizational boundaries. Through his research, he attempts to better understand how institutional structures affect people and organizations. In turn, he also examines how people and organizations affect these structures. He has published manuscripts in various journals, including the Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, 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 several editorial boards: Sociology of Sport Journal, International Journal of Sport Communication, Journal of Amateur Sport, and International Journal of Sport Management.



Advocate for Diversity Award


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

Singer, J. N., Shaw, S., Hoeber, L., Walker, N. A., Agyemang, K. J. A., & Rich, K. (In press). Critical conversations about qualitative research in sport management. Journal of Sport Management.

Agyemang, K. J. A., Berg, B. K., & Fuller, R. D. (2018). Disrupting the disruptor: Perceptions as institutional maintenance work at the 1968 Olympic Games. Journal of Sport Management, 32(6), 567-580.

Seifried, C. S., Soebbing, B. P., & Agyemang, K. J. A. (2018). The utilization of interorganizational relations in an uncertain institutional field: A case study of the Fiesta Bowl’s ascension. Sport History Review, 49(1), 58-81.

Classes Taught

KIN 7518: Social Issues in Sport

KIN 4518: Governance and Policy Development in Sport