Assistant Professor of Sport Administration,
International School of Hospitality, Sports, and Tourism Management



  • Sport and Society
  • Global Perspectives in Sport
  • Ethical Issues in Sport
  • Sport & Politics
  • Human Performance & Productivity


  • Sociology of sport
  • Sport management
  • Sport industry & labor
  • Critical theory
  • Qualitative methods
  • Cultural studies


  • BS, Towson University
  • MA, Queen’s University
  • PhD, Florida State University

Academic Profile

Dr. Matthew Hawzen is an Assistant of Sport Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University. His research and teaching draw upon critical theory and qualitative approaches to analyze the cultural and political economies of sport and the active body. In addition to having presented at North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) conferences and contributing to book chapters on issues regarding sport and physical culture, his research has been featured in academic journals including the Sociology of Sport Journal, Journal of Sport & Social Issues, and Sport Management Review.

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