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Elizabeth B. Delia

Honors Program Director & Associate Professor

Sport Management


PhD Sport Management, Florida State University, 2015
MBA Management, SUNY New Paltz, 2007
BS Marketing, SUNY New Paltz, 2006

Professional Experience

Market Research Analyst, KS&R, 2011-2012
Market Research Associate, KJT Group, 2009-2011
Consumer Insights Analyst, Madison Square Garden, 2008-2009
Postgraduate Intern, NCAA, 2007-2008

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/15-Present

Research Interests

Consumer Behavior
Qualitative Methods

Teaching Interests

  • Marketing Research
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing

Selected Publications

Delia, E.B., Katz, M., & Armstrong, C.G. (in press). Understanding the lack of team identification research in women’s sport. Sport Marketing Quarterly.

Delia, E.B.(2020). The psychological meaning of team among fans of women’s sport. Journal of Sport Management.

Mansfield, A.C., Delia, E.B., & Katz, M. (2020). The blurry spectrums of team identity threat. Sport Management Review, 23,414-427.

Wegner, C.E.,Delia, E.B., & Baker, B.J. (2020). Fan response to the identity threat of potential team relocation. Sport Management Review, 23, 215-228.