photo of Claire ZvosecClaire Zvosec 

Assistant Professor

Bachelor's Degree(s): BS, Spanish, Washington University in St. Louis; BS, Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis

Master's Degree: MSE, Sport Management, University of Kansas

PhD: PhD, Sport Management, University of Kansas

Phone: 225 578-9146


Office: 2134 HPL Field House

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Zvosec is an Assistant Professor of Sport Management in the School of Kinesiology. Her research interests primarily rely on examining the financial underpinnings of athletics department decision-making and athletics department marketability. In doing such research, Dr. Zvosec often utilizes various theories and conceptual frameworks from organizational behavior, sociological aspects of sport, and the higher education setting. As a secondary research interest, Dr. Zvosec examines the realm of sport officiating.

Awards & Honors

2021 SEC Faculty Travel Grant
2017 Wayne Osness Outstanding Doctoral Student Award
2016 NASSM Doctoral Research Grant
2016 Marlene Mawson Graduate Scholarship Award
2015 NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Award
2015 Bob Frederick Sport Management Graduate Scholarship
2015 Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics Database Challenge Award 

Editorial Review Board Member

Case Studies in Sport Management
Journal of Amateur Sport, Co-Editor

Courses Taught at LSU

KIN 3801: Sport Strategy and Planning (Undergraduate)
KIN 3804: Financial Issues in Sport (Undergraduate)
KIN 4518: Governance and Policy in Sport (Graduate/Undergraduate)
KIN 7511: Administrative Problems in Kinesiology (Graduate)
KIN 7545: Economic Issues in Sport (Graduate)

Courses Taught at Previous Institutions

Sport Finance (Graduate/Undergraduate)
Sport Marketing (Graduate/Undergraduate)
Sport Communication (Undergraduate)
Sport Ethics (Undergraduate)