Dr. Elizabeth A. Taylor joins STHM on a tenure-track appointment within the Department of Sport and Recreation Management, upon the completion of her doctoral studies at the University of Tennessee.
Her research broadly centers on diversity and inclusion as it related to women in sport; homophobia in sport; drinking habits of collegiate student-athletes; sport leadership; sexual harassment and sexual assault education in sport. She has achieved publication in the following journals: Journal of Sport Management, Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal, Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, & Tourism Education, Sport Management Education Journal and Journal of Studies on Alcohol & Drugs.
Taylor earned her PhD in Kinesiology and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee, where she also attained a Master of Science degree in Statistics and a graduate certificates in Women’s Studies and College Teaching. She received a Master’s of Kinesiology and Health with an emphasis in Sport Psychology from Miami University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where she played volleyball and ran track.