J.C. Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

School of Administrative Science

Program Affiliations:

Dr. Kim came to Fairleigh Dickinson University after serving as the sport management program coordinator of the University of Tennessee at Martin for 4 years. His teaching and research interests include organizational behavior, sport policy, international sport business, and research methods. He is married to Hyejung and they have two children: Grace and Christian.

Short Abstract

Dr. Kim primarily has taught at the undergraduate and master levels of sport administration. Dr. Kim has focused his research interests in the areas of sport policy analysis, organizational culture, diversity, and research methods. Dr. Kim has published research articles in journals such as International Journal of Sport Psychology, Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, International Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Sport and Laws, and Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal. He will serve as a member of the Editorial Review Board for Journal of Sport Safety and Security since 2016.

(Brief vita /Publications) – Selected publications between 2014 and current.

Kim, J. C., & Saitz, P. (2017). Industry interview with John Archibald, Vice President of Communications, New Jersey Sky Blue. International Journal of Sport Communication, 10 (1), 34-40.

Kim, J. C. (2016). Book Review: Disequilibrium Sports Economics – Competitive Imbalance and Budget Constraints. International Journal of Sport Communication, 9 (3).

Kim, K. T., Bae, J., Kim, J. C., & Lee, S. (2016). The servicescape in the fitness center: Measuring fitness center’s services. International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation, and Tourism, 21, 1 – 20.

Kim, J. C., Gau, L. S., & Kim, K. T. (2016). Examination on the relationships among school identification, team identification, and sport consumption behavior of university students. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 6 (3), 704 – 723.  

Kim, J. C., & Park, E. K. (2016). Paternity leave for players in professional sports: Legal and institutional circumstances and introduction plan. Journal of Sport and Laws, 19 (1), 191 – 221.

Park, E. K., & Kim, J. C. (2015). Drug policies of the Korean and U.S. professional sport leagues: Comparisons, challenges, and future directions. Journal of Sport and Laws, 18 (1), 37 – 64.

Kim, J. C., Walsh, J. P., & Park, C. (2014). Safety and security management at sporting events: Perceptions, fan experience, and technology. International Journal of Management, IT, and Engineering, 4 (8), 138 – 147.

Kim, J. C., & Mondello, M. (2014). Structural examination of managerial work values and constructive organizational culture: Use of the partial disaggregation method. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 6 (2), 5 - 14.

Kim, J. C., Hwang, J. Y., & Kim, Y. (2014). Understanding of sponsorship, brands, social media and technology, and future directions of professional sport: From three sport management programs’ students. International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, 4 (7), 181 – 195.

Kim, J. C. (2014). Book Review: Security management for sports and special events: An interagency approach to creating safe facilities. European Sport Management Quarterly, 14 (4), 446 – 449.


  • Ph.D. Sport Management, Florida State University
  • M.S. Sport Management, Texas A&M University
  • B.A. Business Administration, Korea University


  • Sport policy analysis
  • Organizational behavior
  • Diversity in sport
  • International sport administration

Courses Taught

  • MSA 6602, 6603, 6607, 6628, 6701, 6702
  • SPAD 2004, 2019, 2022