Nefertiti A. Walker
Ph.D., University of Florida
M.B.A., Stetson University
B.A., Stetson University
Research/Teaching Interests:Organizational behavior issues in sports
Gender dynamics in sports and human resource management
The underrepresentation of women in the male dominated sports workplace
Refereed Journal Articles
Walker, N. A., & Sartore-Baldwin, M. (2013). Hegemonic masculinity and the institutionalized bias ofwomen in men's collegiate basketball: What do men think?
Journal of Sport Management. 27(4), 303-315.
Menaker, B. E., & Walker, N. A. (2013). "I don't feel that women are capable of coaching a men's
team": Impact of hegemonic masculinity on collegiate coaching perceptions. Journal of Contemporary Athletics,7(1), 37-49.
Kim, K., Sagas,M., & Walker,N. A. (2011). Replacing athleticism with
sexuality: Athletemodels in Sports Illustrated SwimsuitIssues. International
Journal of Sport Communication, 4(2), 148-162.
Walker, N. A. (2013). Taking account of race. In Sartore-Baldwin, M. L. (Ed.),Sexual
Minoritiesin Sport: Prejudice at Play (pp.73-86).Lynne Rienner Publishers. Boulder, CO.
Walker, N. A., & Wells, J. (2010).Children and youth sports. In G. B. Cunningham & J.
N. Singer (Eds.), Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity (pp.191-207). College
Station, TX: Centerfor Sport Management Research and Education.
International and National Presentations
Walker, N. A., Colas, L. K., Mendoza, J., & Fagan, K. (2013) The Griner Effect: Breaking Down
Barriers in Women's Sports. espnW. Women + Sports Summit, Dana Point, CA.
Walker, N. A., & Agyemang, K. A. (2013). Privilege gets your foot in the door: A Multilevel
examination of institutionalization in Sport Management Careers. Paper presented at the
North American Society for Sport Management, Austin, TX.
Walker, N. A. (2012). SportManagement - Challenges for Brazilian Universities.
Presentedat Sports I International Conference on Entertainment and Sport
Management- UNINOVE,Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Walker, N. A., & Melton,E. N. (2012). Negotiating the Triple Threat:The Intersectionality of
Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Women's College Sports. Paper presented at the North
American Society for Sport Management, Seattle, WA.
Walker, N. A. & Sartore- Baldwin,M. (2012). Hegemonic Masculinity and the
Institutionalized Bias of Women in Men's College Basketball: What do Men
Think? Paper presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Seattle, WA.
Mentioned in espnW and ESPN The Magazine
Fagan, K. & Cyphers,L. (2012). The Glass Wall: Women continueto shatter
stereotypes as athletes. So how come they can't catch a break as coaches?
espnW and ESPN The Magazine. Retrieved from
Mentioned in espnW
Fagan, K. (2013). What does Britney Griner say about us?