Emeka Anaza - 2019


Associate Professor, Hart School
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Research and Teaching Interests
  • Recreation, Leisure, and Sport Constraints
  • Sport Spectatorship
  • Gender Equity Policies
  • Diversity Initiatives
  • Sub-Saharan Research
  • Research Techniques
  • Ph.D., Recreation, Sport, and Tourism, Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2014
  • M.S.E., Sport Management, Department of Kinesiology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale - 2009
  • B.S.C., Management, College of Business and Administration, Southern Illinois University Carbondale - 2005
Positions Held
  • Associate Professor, Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management, James Madison University, 2019 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management, James Madison University, Fall 2013 - Spring 2019
Select Publications

Anaza, N. A., Bennett, D. H., Andonova, Y., & Anaza, E. (2022). DPS 2.0: On the road to a cashless society. Marketing Letters. DOI:10.1007/s11002-022-09641-8. https://rdcu.be/cSxe2.

Hayslett, A., & Anaza, E. (2021). Reducing risk: An examination of risk management strategies used at athletic facilities. Association of Physical Plant Administrators Center for Facilities Research. CFaR042-20. Hayslett-Anaza-CFaR_Athletic-Facilities-Risk-Management_FINAL.pdf (appa.org).

Park, M., Anaza, E., Shin, H., Pack, S. M., & Chitiyo, M. (2020). Relationship between physical activity and quality of life. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 20(6), 3467-3477. DOI:10.7752/jpes.2020.06468.

Anaza, E., & Hallmon, A. (2020). Thoughts and attitudes towards mimicking Athletics Regulations and Policy Interpretations similar to title IX. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 3(12), 365-386 DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2020.1799842.

Pate, J. R., Scroggins, C., & Anaza, E. (2019). Reverse integration through wheelchair basketball: Exploring participants’ view of sport for people with disabilities. Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 13(3), 197-208.

Awards & Recognitions
  • APPA CFaR (Center for Facilities Research) Research Award, July 21, 2021
  • Distinguished service to African, African American and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) Interdisciplinary 2019 Conference
  • James Madison University Recreation’s Faculty Fitness Participant of the Year, 2019
  • Madison Research Fellow Award – Mixed Methods, James Madison University, 2014-2015

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