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Stephen Shin

Stephen ShinDr. 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 which include Sport Marketing, Financial Aspects of Sport, Legal Aspects of Sport, Risk Management in Sport, Introduction to Sport Management, and Research Methods in Sport.

Dr. Shin’s research interests are in the areas of cross-cultural marketing in sport, acculturation process in sport consumer behavior, globalization of sport, and a quantitative research methodology. He has delivered papers at various national and international conferences which 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 playing various sport activities such as basketball, tennis, golf, swimming, and snowboarding.