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Charles D.T. Macaulay

Assistant Professor

Sport Management


Ph.D. in Learning, Leadership, and Educational Policy, University of Connecticut, 2021
MS in Sport Management, University of Connecticut, 2017
BA in Sociology, University of British Columbia, 2014
AA in Culture and Technology, Capilano University, 2012

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, UMass Amherst, 2021 - Present

Research Interests

Institutional Theory
College Athletics
Institutional Change
Stakeholder Activism

Teaching Interests

  • College Athletics
  • Sport Leadership
  • Sport Policy / Governance

Selected Publications

LeChasseur, K. A., Macaulay, C.D.T., Fernández, É. (2020). Professionalism and parents: A new frame for colorblind racism in schooling. Critical Sociology.

Klein, M., Macaulay, C.D.T., & Cooper, J. (2020). The Perfect Game: An Ecological Systems Approach to the Influences of Elite Youth and High School Baseball Socialization. Journal of Athlete Development and Experience, 2(1), 2.

Macaulay, C.D.T., Cooper, J.N., Dougherty, S. (2019). High School Football and the Athletic-Market Economy: Recruiting, Producing, and Manufacturing Talent. Sport Sociology Journal. 1-10.

Cooper, J. N., Macaulay, C. D. T., & Rodriguez, S. H. (2019). Race and resistance: A typology of African American sport activism. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 54(2), 151–181.