Associate Professor of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/02-Present
Assistant Professor of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/1996-8/2002
Lecturer of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/1991-8/1996
Sport Event Management
Sport Event Sponsorship
Recent Honors & Awards
Outstanding Teacher Award, Isenberg School of Management, 2012
Peter Frost Mentoring Award - Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, 2011
Distinguished Educator Award - North American Society for Sport Management, 2009
Research Fellow - North American Society for Sport Management, 2002
Cocieru, Ovidiu C., Lyle, Matthew CB, & Mark A. McDonald (submitted June 2020), “An Exploration of the Dynamic Nature of Psychological Ownership in a Classroom-as-Organization,” Journal of Management Education.
Cocieru, Ovidiu C., Katz, M., & Mark A. McDonald (2020), “A Social Network Comparison between a Classroom-as-Organization and Traditional Management Classes,” Journal of Education for Business, DOI: 10.1080/08832323.2020.1729684
Cocieru, OvidiuC., Katz, M., & Mark A. McDonald (2019), “Understanding Interactions in a Classroom-As-Organization using Dynamic Network Analysis,” Journal of Experiential Education, DOI: 10.1177/1053825919888778
Cocieru, Ovidiu C., Lyle, Matthew CB, Hindman, Lauren C., and Mark A. McDonald (2019), “The ‘Dark Side’of Psychological Ownership duringTimes of Change,” Journal of Change Management, DOI: 10.1080/14697017.2019.1584121
Yuksel, Mujde, McDonald, Mark A., Milne, George R., and Aron Darmody (2017), “The Paradoxical Relationship between Fantasy Football and NFL Consumption: Conflict Development and Consumer Coping Mechanisms,” Sport Management Review, 20:2, 198-210.
McDonald, Mark A. and Kirsty Spence (2016), “Experiential Learning: Impacting Student Lateral and Vertical Development,” Sport Management Education Journal, 10:2, 140-147.
Yuksel, Mujde, McDonald, Mark A., and Soyoung Joo (2016), “Cause-Related Sport Marketing: An Organizing Framework and Knowledge Development Opportunities,” European Sport Management Quarterly, 16:1, 58-85.