John Amis is an associate professor at The University of Memphis, where he holds joint appointments in the Department of Health & Sport Sciences and the Department of Management. Amis' research interests have predominantly centered on organizational change and the identification, utilization and management of intangible resources. His work has appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Sport Management, European Marketing Journal, European Sport Management Quarterly, and Leisure Studies.
David L. Andrews is an associate professor and a member of the Physical Cultural Studies Research Group located in the Sport Commerce and Culture Program, Department of Kinesiology, and an affiliate faculty in the Department of American Studies, at the University of Maryland–College Park, USA. He has been guest editor of the Sociology of Sport Journal, and is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues and the Sociology of Sport Journal.
C. L. Cole is an associate professor of Women's Studies, Sociology and Kinesiology. Her teaching and research investigate the production of deviant bodies and national identity in post-World War II America. Cole is a core faculty member of the following interdisciplinary units at University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign: Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory; Cultural Studies and Interpretive Research; and Science, Technology, Information, and Medicine. She teaches courses on queer studies, body politics, sport & postcivil rights America, cultural studies of race & sport, masculinity & American identity, and consumer culture & the politics of health and fitness. Currently, she is the editor of the Journal of Sport & Social Issues (Sage) and the co-editor of the book series “Sport, Culture & Social Relations” (SUNY Press). She also serves on the editorial board of Cultural Studies-Critical Methodologies (Sage) and the advisory board of GLQ (Duke University Press).
Mark Falcous received his doctorate from Loughboough University, UK. He is currently a lecturer in the sociology of sport at the University of Otago, Aotearoa/ New Zealand. His research focuses on sport, the local-global nexus and identities.