Dr. Stephen Shin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sport Science. Dr. Shin earned a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of New Mexico with a major in Sport Administration; a Master of Science in Sport Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; and a Bachelor of Physical Education in Sports and Leisure Studies from Yong-In University in South Korea.
Prior to joining the faculty at Belmont, Dr. Shin was an Assistant Professor at Northern State University in South Dakota and a Full-time Instructor at East Tennessee State University. He has instructed a variety of courses that include Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Sport, Financial Aspects of Sport, Sport Event Management and Planning, Sport in Society, and Research Methods in Sport.
Dr. Shin’s research interests lie in the areas of organizational behavior/leadership and coaching pedagogy/psychology as well as ethnic consumer behavior in the acculturation process, based on socio-psychological theories of sport. He has delivered papers at various national and international conferences that include the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS), the Sport Marketing Association (SMA), and the Sport & Recreation Law Association (SRLA).
Dr. Shin is originally from Seoul, South Korea. He has a beautiful wife, Joy, and two children, Saimee and Caleb. In his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with his kids as well as swimming and playing golf and tennis.