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Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport: Full-time Faculty - Tricia Jordan

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Tricia Jordan, Ph.D.

Tricia Jordan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office:  Smith Stadium East 1023
Phone:  (270)745-6042
Email:  tricia.jordan@wku.edu

Courses

SPM 404 Sport Facility Management

SPM 315 Sport Communication

REC 496 Nonprofit Administration  Internship

RSA 521 Public Relations in Recreation/Sport

RSA 523 Theory of Recreation and Sport

Research

Research Interests

Facility Planning, Design, and Management, Public Private Partnerships, Sportsmanship, and Leadership 

Recent Publications

Jordan, T., Upright, P., & Peden, C. (2016, December). Obtaining an entry-level position in sport and recreation: Do volunteer experiences matter? International Journal of Volunteer Administration, XXXII, (1).

Jordan, T. & Upright, P. (2016). Public-private partnerships case study: Use of P3s in rural community development of event facilities. Journal of Facility Planning, Design, and Management, 4(2), 103-116. 

Jordan, T., Upright, P., & Trice-Owens, K. (2016) Crisis management in nonprofit organizations: A case study of crisis communication and planning. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 6(2), 159-177.

Jordan, T., Upright, P. & Gibson, F. (2015). Design build case study: Lessons learned from developing a neighborhood spray park. Journal of Facility, Planning, Design, and Management, 2(3), 75-89.

Peden, C., Upright, P., Hey, W., & Jordan, T. (2015, Spring). Fan identification in sports: Assessing fan motives for supporting a sports organization. KAHPERD Journal, 52(2), 37-41.

Jordan, T. & Smith, D. (2013/Fall) Crisis communication in sport management: Research aids crisis response selection. KAHPERD, 51(1), 26-33.

Jordan, T., & Fiene, J. (2012). Volunteer entry into hospital culture: Organization socialization, P-O           fit, commitment, and job satisfaction. E-Journal of International Journal of Volunteer Administrators, XXIV(1).

Recent Presentations

Jordan, T., & Upright, P. (2016). Case Study: Use of P3s in rural community event facilities. Proceedings for the Leisure Research Symposium for the 2016 NRPA Congress and Exposition.

Upright, P., & Jordan, T. (2016). Design-build construction and the neighborhood spray park. Proceedings for the Leisure Research Symposium for the 2016 NRPA Congress and Exposition.

Jordan, T., Upright, P. & Warren, J. (2015, September). Case study of relationship marketing and social media in summer collegiate baseball league. Proceedings from European Association for Sport Management 2015 Conference Sport Management in the Digital Age. Dublin, Ireland.

Upright, P., & Jordan, T. (2015, September). An examination of sportsmanship and behavior in youth sport: The case of Little League Baseball. Proceedings from European Association for Sport Management 2015 Sport Management in the Digital Age Conference Dublin, Ireland.

Warren, J., Upright, P., Melancon, J. & Jordan, T. (2015, September). Comparing social media use and expectations from fans in the National Football League (NFL) and the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Proceedings from European Association for Sport Management 2015 Sport Management in the Digital Age Conference Dublin, Ireland.

Upright, P., Jordan, T., & Halligan, A. (2015, 6 June).  A qualitative examination of sportsmanship and behavior in little league organization. Proceedings from NASSM 2015 Knowledge, Passion, Community: Driving Sport Forward Conference. Ottawa, Ontario. - Poster Presentation

Education

Ph.D. University of  Louisville

Dissertation title:  Volunteer entry into the cultures of hospitals: Relationships among socialization, organization commitment, and job satisfaction.  

M.A. Western Kentucky University, Communication

M.S. Western Kentucky University, Recreation & Sport Administration

B.S. University of Northern Iowa, Community Recreation - Sport and Youth Agency Administration

Professional Background

  • West AHEC Director
  • Executive Director United Way of Hopkins County
  • Youth Sport Director/Senior Program Director YMCA 

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