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. Amiss current research interests are 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. He has recently published a co-edited collection (with Bettina Cornwell), titled Global Sport Sponsorship (Oxford: Berg, 2005).
David L. Andrews is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Maryland at College Park. He is assistant editor ofthe Journal of Sport and Social Issues, and an editorial board member of the Sociology of Sport Journal. He has published on a variety of topics related to the critical analysis of sport as an aspect of contemporary commercial culture.
Jennifer Chapman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theater at Albion College. Her research interests include issues of gender and sexuality in theater and drama education, especially in relation to high-school drama curricula.
Jim Denison is a lecturer in Coach Education and Sports Development at the University of Bath, UK. His first book, Moving Writing: Crafiing Movement in Sport Research (Peter Lang), is a co-edited scholarly monograph outlining various ethnographic writing practices in sports studies. He has also published Bannister and Beyond: The Mystique of the Four-Minute Mile (Breakaway Books), a collection of in-depth interviews with a wide array of sub-four-minute milers; and The Greatest (Breakaway Books), the authorized biography of the Ethiopian long-distance running legend, Haile Gebrselassie. Denison is also the editor of The Coach, a bi-monthly magazine for track and field coaches. He is currently at work on a number of autoethnographic projects related to athletes' and coaches' experiences.
Samantha King is an Assistant Professor in the School of Physical and Health Education at Queen's University. Her research explores how individuals and populations are governed, within the realms of sport and health, through what are often described as “neoliberal” rationalities of thought and practice. As part