Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at Isenberg

Dr. Todd Crosset

Todd Crosset

Associate Professor Sport Management

Telephone: 413-545-5060


Office: Isenberg 236


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Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1992
M.A., Brandeis University, 1985
B.A., University of Texas-Austin, 1982

Research/Teaching Interests:

Racism and Sport
Sport in the Community
Gender Issues in Sport

Sociology of Sport
History of Sport
Community Relations in the Sport Industry


Crosset, T., Filo, K., & Berger, J.. Ethics matter: Ethical orientations and disparate racial outcomes in elite collegiate athletic programs. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 4, 149-170, 2011.


Longley, N, Crosset, T, and  Jefferson, S. The Migration of African-Americans to the Canadian Football League During the 1950s: An Escape from Racism? International Journal of the History of Sport, 25(10): 1374-1397, 2008


Davis-Delano, L.  and  Crosset T. Using Social Movement Theory to Study Outcomes in Sport-Related Social Movements International Review for the Sociology of Sport. Vol. 43, No. 2, 115-134, 2008


Crosset, T and Masteralexis, L. The Changing Collective Definition of Collegiate Sport and the Potential Demise of Title IX Protections. The Journal of College and University Law. Vol. 34, No. 3, 2008


Crosset, T. "Capturing Racism: An analysis of racial projects within the Lisa Simpson vs. University of Colorado football rape case." International Journal of the History of Sport, Feb, 2007



RI/MACampus Compact, Faculty Fellow for Youth (2007) $3000

Periodic Post Tenure Review teaching grant (2007)  $2960

Key Players Project/youth summit, University Public Service Grant (2006) $15,000


Academic and Professional Activities:

RICC and MACC Faculty Fellow for Youth Retreat, August 11-12 Newport RI 

Consultant, Turnkey NFL task force: The future of the NFL at-event experience, Feb 27, 2008

Expert Witness, Hutchinson, Black and Cook, 9/2003 to present