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Neil Longley

Professor Emeritus

Sport Management


PhD, Washington State University, 1994
MA, University of Regina, 1988
MBA, University of Manitoba, 1983
BA, University of Regina, 1981

Academic Appointments

Professor, Department of Sport Management Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst, 2006-Present
Associate Professor, Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst, 2004-2006

Recent Honors / Awards

Outstanding Research Award, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, 2010-2011
Top-10 Finalist (out of approximately 1,300 UMass faculty) for the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award (the award is the highest teaching honor awarded at UMass), 2008-2009

Research Interests

Sport Economics
Sport Finance

Teaching Interests

  • Sport Economics
  • Sport Finance

Selected Publications

Longley, Neil (2013) An Absence of Competition:  The Sustained Competitive Advantage of the Monopoly Sports Leagues, Springer: New York, NY