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The College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) is pleased to sponsor the Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics (JIIA), a peer-reviewed, scholarly, open-access journal dedicated to encouraging, supporting, and disseminating interdisciplinary and interuniversity collaborative college-sport research.

As the College Sport Research Institute’s official journal, JIIA is dedicated to critically examining ethical, social, economic, and political issues surrounding college sport in the United States and providing readers with thought-provoking editorials, research articles, and reviews.

Recent Content

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Does All Work and No Play Make Me a Winner? Institutionalized Perceptions of Hours Worked and Athletic Program Success
Matt R. Huml, Elizabeth A. Taylor, Calvin Nite, Jacob Ackermann, and Elenor Ishida

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The Role of Community in Athlete Transgressive Behavior
Chris Imbrogno, Brianna L. Newland, and Stacy Warner

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The Pre-Performance Ritual: A Recipe for Success or a Path to Burnout?
Cali Werner, Lennie Waite, Karina Turner, Eric A. Storch, Thröstur Björgvinsson, and Elizabeth McIngvale

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The Holistic Wellness of the Female Collegiate Athlete at a Division I Power 5 Institution
Bethany Neeley, Kyle S. Bunds, Jason N. Bocarro, Kimberly Bush, and J. Aaron Hipp

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What are the Odds? Judicial Decisions Involving the NCAA: 1973-2020
Chris Corr, Richard M. Southall, Mark S. Nagel, Christopher Atwater, Caroline Jenkins, and Michael S. Carroll

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The Ties That Bind: Examining Division I Athletics as a Social Anchor
Peyton J. Stensland, Olzhas Taniyev, Zach Scola, Farah J. Ishaq, Zach Wilkerson, and Brian S. Gordon

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The Career Readiness of Intercollegiate Athletes: Is There a Gender Gap?
Megan Parietti, Leeann Lower, and Kristy McCray

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The Policy Discourse of Name, Image, and Likeness in College Athletics
Brennan K. Berg, Michael Hutchinson, Janelle E. Wells, David W. Walsh, Andre Simmond, and Cody T. Havard

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The Impact of Academic Disruption on Stress Among College Athletes
Jill W. Lassiter, Amanda L. Campbell, Carrie W. LeCrom, and Brendan Dwyer

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Student-Athlete Attitudes Toward Gay, Ally, and Anti-LGBT+ Prospective Coaches
Travis R. Scheadler, Ninah A. Bertrand, Abby Snowden, and Marc L. Cormier

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The Athlete Advantage: Human Capital Resource Emergence through Sport
Erianne A. Weight, Allison B. Smith, and Lisa M. Rubin

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The Five-Stage Process of Legitimacy Building Within a Sport Interest Association
Dylan P. Williams, Chad Seifried, and Brian P. Soebbing

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The Disconnect Between Athletic Department Employees and Student-Athletes on Leadership Programming Initiatives
Jessica K. Brougham, Elizabeth Taylor, Matt R. Huml, Hannah R. Kloetzer, and Janelle E. Wells

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NCAA Athlete Development and Retention: Administrators’ Perspectives
Brennan K. Berg, Stacy Warner, David W. Walsh, and Janelle E. Wells

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Supporting the Supporters: Decreasing Workaholism in Athletic Academic Advisors
Molly Harry, A. Lamont Williams, and Kristopher White

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Student Perceptions of Branding Benefits of a New Collegiate Stadium
Glynn M. McGehee, Beth A. Cianfrone, and Timothy Kellison

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Suicide Prevention for Athletic Staff: Evaluation of a Brief Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training for Athletics
Matthew C. Mishkind, Teresa Mescher, Crystal Natvig, Alexandra Yannaconek, Zachary Giano, and Becky Alberti-Powel

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Sign Me MABI? Women Athletes’ Brand Images in the NIL Era
Cara Hawkins-Jedlicka, Shannon Scovel, and Scott R. Jedlicka

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Introduction to Intercollegiate Athletics
(reviewed by) Robyn Lubisco

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities Among NCAA Athletes: A Pilot Study
Elizabeth M. Mullin, Anna Baeth, and Kayla Vieira

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Impact of Engagement on Satisfaction and Retention Among Volunteers at College Football Bowl Games
Marcella G. Otto, J. Michael Martinez, and Christopher R. Barnhill

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Organizational Justice Perceptions among Coaches of Revenue and Non Revenue Intercollegiate Male Sports
Dustin F. Thorn, T. Christopher Greenwell, Mary A. Hums, and Daniel F. Mahony

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Putting Athletes First: An Empirical Examination of the Hedonic Well-Being of College Student-Athletes in Response to NIL
Susmit S. Gulavani, Thomas E. Henry, Carter Floyd, James Du, N. David Pifer, and Yiran Su

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NCAA Division I Senior Woman Administrators’ Perceptions of Barriers to Career Mobility
Allison B. Smith, Elizabeth A. Taylor, Jessica A. Siegele, and Robin Hardin

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Identifying and Analyzing Determinants of Allocated Revenue to NCAA FBS Athletic Departments
Tyler Jablonski, Jonathan A. Jensen, Nels Popp, and Bradley Bates

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The Career Readiness of Intercollegiate Athletes: Is There a Gender Gap?
Megan Parietti, Leeann Lower, and Kristy McCray

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Gaining S-T-E-A-M: A General Athletic Department Social Media Strategy
Brendan O’Hallarn, Craig A. Morehead, and Shana L. Pribesh

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Managing an Identity: Social Identity Complexity and NCAA Faculty Athletics Representatives
Jay Martyn, Brian Fowler, Dominique C. Kropp, Brent D. Oja, and Jordan R. Bass

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Female Senior-Level Administrators Experiences of Gender Bias in Collegiate Athletics
Robin Hardin, Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison Smith, Jessica Siegele, and Gi Yong Koo

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From Tweets to Seats: How Does Social Networking Site Use Affect Commuter University Students’ Football Fandom?
Matthew J. Haught, Erin Willis, Ashley Furrow, David L. Morris III, and Karen Freberg

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Organizational Capacity and Dual Mission Achievement in NCAA Division I Power Five Athletic Programs
Daniel Springer, Arden J. Anderson, Sayvon J.L. Foster, and Marlene A. Dixon

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Football as a Catalyst to Illuminate Issues of Black Student Engagement
Cherese F. Fine, Kenyae L. Reese, Lori M. Pindar, and James W. Satterfield Jr.

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Post-Succession Coaching Performance in NCAA Division I Baseball: Expanding the Theoretical Perspective
Justin D. Studler, James E. Johnson, Andrew D. Eberline, and Lawrence W. Judge

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Former College Athlete’s Perceptions of Adapting to Transition
Sarah Stokowski, Amanda L. Paule-Koba, and Chelsea Kaunert

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Division III Student-Athlete School Selection: A College Choice Guide for Recruits and Recruiters
Claire C. Zvosec, Chris M. Brown, Hannah Richardson, and Jordan R. Bass

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Exploring Employee Experiences in a Sport Industry Workplace Through Tournament Theory
Matt R. Huml, Elizabeth A. Taylor, Erianne A. Weight, and Marlene A. Dixon

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Life Skills Programming: A Case Study of DI Student-Athletes’ Perceptions and Suggestions
Brooke E. Forester, Shelley L. Holden, Mitchell Woltring, and Caitlyn Hauff

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Division II Baseball and Softball Athletes’ Perceptions of Mental Health and Personal Well-Being
Henry Ryan, Thomas J. Aicher, Sarah Stokowski, and Amanda L. Paule-Koba

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COVID-19 Distress in NCAA Division III Student-athletes
Katelin M. Valster, Kristen Cochrane-Snyman, Daniel Smith, and Keith Jones

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Career Paths of Power Five Athletic Directors: A Social Network Analysis
Grace Dickman, Jonathan A. Jensen, and Erianne Weight

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Renown to Rubble: The Rise and Fall of Pitt Stadium 1925-1999
Chad Seifried, Jim Evans, and Allison Mosso

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Introduction to Intercollegiate Athletics
(reviewed by) Robyn Lubisco

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Impact of Team Identification on College Adjustment in Division II College Students
Evan A. Davis, Richard Hsiao, Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe, James O. Evans, Elaine A. Blair, and Robert E. Alman

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Contextualizing the Financial Disparity Discussion: Modeling Power Five and Group of Five Athletic Revenues
Liz Wanless, Nicholas M. Watanabe, Heather J. Lawrence-Benedict, and Andy Fodor

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Barriers to Advancement: The Value of Black Coaches as Recruiters in SEC Football
Chris Corr, Christopher Atwater, and Richard M. Southall

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Assessing University Responses to Public Records Requests about Stadium Playing Space Access Policies
Brian E. Menaker, Jeffrey F. Levine, R. Dale Sheptak, and Kamry R. Barton

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Profit-Athletes’ Athletic Role Set and Post-Athletic Transitions
Victor D. Kidd, Richard M. Southall, Mark S. Nagel, Jerry F. Reynolds II, Anna M. Scheyett, and Christian K. Anderson

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Gaining S-T-E-A-M: A General Athletic Department Social Media Strategy
Brendan O’Hallarn, Craig A. Morehead, and Shana L. Pribesh

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Do Esports Classify as Intercollegiate Sport? Legal Analysis of Title IX
Derek R. Walton, Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe, and Marc Horger

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Athletic Diversity and Inclusion Officers and Institutional Entrepreneurship
Ajhanai C.I. Keaton, Laura J. Burton, and Jennifer E. McGarry

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Athlete Concerns: What Can Coaches Do?
Marlene A. Dixon, Stacy Warner, and Christine M. Habeeb

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From Tweets to Seats: How Does Social Networking Site Use Affect Commuter University Students’ Football Fandom?
Matthew J. Haught, Erin Willis, Ashley Furrow, David L. Morris III, and Karen Freberg

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An Examination of College Adaptive Sport Sponsorship and the Role of Cause-Related Marketing
Nina Siegfried, Ehren R. Green, Nicholas Swim, Anthony Montanaro, Chris Greenwell, and Evan L. Frederick

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Football as a Catalyst to Illuminate Issues of Black Student Engagement
Cherese F. Fine, Kenyae L. Reese, Lori M. Pindar, and James W. Satterfield Jr.

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Analyzing Big Data in Intercollegiate Athletics: An Application to Athletic Donor Behavior
Jonathan A. Jensen, Liz Wanless, Kaya Hedt, and Emily Wayland

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Beyond Economic Impact: College Town Resident Perceptions of Psychic Income from Intercollegiate Athletics
Erianne A. Weight, Matt R. Huml, Lea Zagorin, Avinash Chandran, and Nels Popp

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An Examination of Career Mobility Patterns among Black Senior Level Administrators Working in NCAA Division I Sports
Steven N. Waller, Adam Love, Ashley C. Gardner, Emily J. Johnson, Chermaine D. Cole, and Russell A. Pointer Jr.

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Adaptive Lifestyles in Intercollegiate Athletics
Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison B. Smith, Jeffery A. Graham, and Robin Hardin

 

Career Entry and Experiences of Female Graduate Assistants in Collegiate Athletics
Allison B. Smith, Elizabeth A. Taylor, and Robin Hardin

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A Post-Succession Analysis of Factors Influencing Coaching Success in NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball
James E. Johnson, David A. Pierce, Brian Krohn, Lawrence W. Judge, and Beau F. Scott

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“They Roll Different”: International Division II Tennis Athletes’ Initial Transitions to the United States
Karina Gurgenyan Jolly, Sarah Stokowski, Amanda L. Paule-Koba, Skye Arthur-Banning, and Alison Fridley

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A Qualitative Exploration of Ticket-Pricing Decisions in Intercollegiate Athletics
Craig A. Morehead, Stephen L. Shapiro, Lamar Reams, Chad D. McEvoy, and Timothy M. Madden

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“Don’t Be Open or Tell Anyone”: Inclusion of Sexual Minority College Athletes
Megan R. Turk, Sarah E. Stokowski, and Stephen W. Dittmore

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“Gonna Mess with Your Head”: The Role of Mental Health in the Lived Experiences of Black Male Football College Athletes
Todd A. Wilkerson, Alison Fridley, Skye Arthur-Banning, Thomas J. Aicher, and Sarah Stokowski

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A Content Analysis of the Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics : 2008-2019
Dylan P. Williams, Jessica R. Murfree, Jolyon Hawley, and Patrick Tutka

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Social Exchange and Performance in Intercollegiate Athletics
W. Andrew Czekanski and Brian A. Turner

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The Influence of a University's Social Identity on Changing Athletic Affiliations
Jimmy Smith, Dylan Williams, Brian P. Soebbing, and Marvin Washington

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Self-Efficacy in Intercollegiate Athletes
Bryan L. Shelangoski, Marion E. Hambrick, Jacob P. Gross, and Jonetta D. Weber

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The Impact of Football Bowl Subdivision Head Coaching Changes on NCAA Academic Progress Rate
James E. Johnson, Lindsey C. Blom, Lawrence W. Judge, Donghun Lee, David A. Pierce, and Megan J. Ridley

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Quantifying the Psychological Benefits of Intercollegiate Athletics Participation
Erianne Weight, Kristina Navarro, Landon Huffman, and Abbie Smith-Ryan

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Peer Leadership and Ethical Conduct: Team Captains’ Perceptions of NCAA Athletic Conference Codes of Ethics
T. Christopher Greenwell, Scott Z. Crawford, Meg G. Hancock, and Jennifer Stoll

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Giving UE a new (F)Ace
Elizabeth A. Gregg, David Pierce, Jason W. Lee, Lucy Himstedt, and Nathan Felver

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Factors Influencing Collegiate Athletic Department Revenues
Chad D. McEvoy, Alan L. Morse, and Stephen L. Shapiro

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Collegiate and Professional Careers of High School Athletes
MacDonald Paul Mirabile and Mark David Witte

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College Athlete Representations in Sports Video Games
Galen Clavio, Anastasios Kaburakis, David A. Pierce, Patrick Walsh, and Heather Lawrence

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Big-Time Sports in American Universities
(Reviewed by) Stephen W. Dittmore

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Institutional Failures
(Reviewed by) Angela N. Pratt

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The Cartel
(Reviewed by) Amanda L. Paule-Koba

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Attributions for Success and Failure in Athletic Administration Positions
Angela C. Henderson, Heidi Grappendorf, and Laura Burton

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The Football Factor: Shaping Community on Campus
Stacy Warner, Stephen L. Shapiro, Marlene A. Dixon, Lynn L. Ridinger, and Scott B. Harrison

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Student-Athlete Wellbeing and Higher Education Persistence
Sibongile D. Kamusoko and Cynthia Lee A. Pemberton

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A Comparison of Optimism Levels and Life Stress Levels among NCAA Division I Athletes and Non Athletes
Eleanor Shearman, Daniel R. Czech, Trey Burdette, Tyler McDaniel, Barry Joyner, and Drew Zwald

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Valuing the Private Consumption Benefits of the College Football Game Experience
Anthony W. Dixon, Chi-Ok Oh, Shelia Backman, William Norman, Kenneth Backman, and Mark Henry

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The Influence of Selected Variables on NCAA Academic Progress Rate
James E. Johnson, Roger D. Wessel, and David A. Pierce

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The Relationship of Residence to Academic Performance in NCAA Division I Freshman Athletes
Eric M. Snyder, John M. Kras, Eadric Bressel, Edward M. Reeve, and Virginia Dilworth

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Development of a College Readiness Screening Measure for Student Athlete Recruits
Allison Lombardi, Robyn Conley Downs, Andrew Downs, and David Conley

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An Analysis of Collegiate Athletic Marketing Strategies and Evaluation Processes
Christina L. L. Martin, Laura L. Miller, Rawia Elsisi, Ashley Bowers, and Stacey Hall

 

The Need for an Effective Student-Athlete Pregnancy and Parenting Policy
Elizabeth A. Sorensen, Michael Z. Sincoff, and Erin A. Siebeneck

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Factors Contributing To Student-Athlete Retention
Carrie L. Le Crom, Beverly J. Warren, Henry T. Clark, Jospeh Marolla, and Paul Gerber

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Equal Play: Title IX and Social Change
(Reviewed by) Ellen J. Staurowsky

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Collegiate Sport Chaplaincy: Problems and Promise
Steven Waller, Lars Dzikus, and Robin Hardin