Lisa Kihl

Associate Professor, PhD, Sport Management University of Minnesota


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Lisa Kihl is an associate professor of sport management in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota and the Director of the Global Institute for Responsible Sport Organizations.

She has research expertise on the interconnections of sport ethics, policy and governance in obtaining responsible sport organizations.  She has published and presented her work on the causes and consequences of corruption in sport organizations, sport corporate social responsibility, and athletes’ roles in governance.

Dr. Kihl is the Editor and contributor of a recently published textbook titled “Corruption in sport: Causes, consequences and reform.” She is the current President of the North American Society for Sport Management, is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Sport Management and serves on the USA Dance Ethics Committee. Dr. Kihl earned her Master of Science degree from Eastern Washington University and her Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.


Presentations at Play the Game conferences:

A theory of sport organizational stakeholder’s suffering and dealing with corruption - Play the Game 2007 (PP Pdf.)

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