Dr. Jeremy S. Jordan joined the faculty in the School of Tourism & Hospitality Management at Temple University in September 2008. Prior to coming to Temple, Dr. Jordan was a faculty member at the University of Miami, Mississippi State University, University of Memphis, and La Sierra University where he also served as Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach. He received his Ph.D. in Sport Management from The Ohio State University in 2001. In addition, Dr. Jordan has an M.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Utah (1995) and a B.S. in Physical Education from La Sierra University (1993).
Dr. Jordan’s research focuses on the community benefits of mass participant sport events. Specifically, his research examines consumer expectations and satisfaction, motives for participation, commitment to the event and/or activity, and economic activity, all within the theoretical framework of involvement.
Dr. Jordan is the Director of the Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC) at Temple University. SIRC was created in 2008 and is a collaborative research network providing innovative marketing and management strategies to enhance the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of sporting events. As part of SIRC, Dr. Jordan has lead research projects with numerous community, collegiate and professional sport organizations.
Published manuscripts by Dr. Jordan have appeared in the Journal of Sport Management; Journal of Leisure Research; Sport Management Review; Leisure Sciences; Measurement in Physical Education & Exercise Science; and Sport Marketing Quarterly. Dr. Jordan has also made scholarly presentations at a number of academic conferences including the North American Society for Sport Management, European Association for Sport Management and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Currently, Dr. Jordan serves as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Sport Management.