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Sport Management Program Welcomes New Faculty Members

September 8, 2021

This fall, Dr. Evan Davis joined the department as a visiting assistant professor while Brandon Wright, J.D., joined as an adjunct faculty member in the new graduate program.

Evan Davis and Brandon Wright

Davis is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University. Prior to attending Ohio State, Davis worked in the youth sport industry as a camp counselor and basketball coach. He is passionate about engaging with students and developing student-centered learning environments, and is excited to contribute to a program that he says values authentic relationships between students, faculty, and industry experts.

Wright is an assistant professor of instruction in the Ohio University sport management program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Cincinnati and a J.D. from Howard University School of Law. He has held compliance director positions within the athletic departments at the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Cincinnati as well as a postgraduate internship in the governance department at the NCAA national office in Indianapolis, Indiana.