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Oklahoma State University

BRYAN FINCH

BRYAN FINCH

Department of Management
Clinical Ast Prof

415 BUSINESS
STILLWATER, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-8652

bryan.finch@okstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Dr. Finch is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Management and Director of the Sports Management Institute in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. He teaches introductory, advanced, and international sports management classes, discussing the business aspects of the sport industry. His research focuses on the relationship between sport organizations and local communities as well as the impact teams and organizations can have on social sustainability and community development.

Education

  • Ph D, Texas A&M University, Sport Management, 2007
  • MBA, Arizona State University, Marketing, 2005
  • BS, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Physical Therapy, 2000

Publications

  • Bryan Finch and A.W. Clopton. (2017). "Examining the Role of Athletics in the Development of University Image among College Students". Journal of Contemporary Athletics. (11), 137-145.
  • Bryan Finch. (2016). "Boston sport organizations and community disaster recovery". Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal. (25), 91-103.
  • A.W. Clopton and Bryan Finch. (2012). "In search of the winning image: Assessing the impact". Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics. (5), 79-95.
  • A. W. Clopton, K.S. Lawrence, M. Katz, and Bryan Finch. (2012). "Athletics and the Social Anchoring of NCAA Division III Communities". Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (83), A93-A93.
  • A. W. Clopton, T. D. Ryan, and Bryan Finch. (2011). "Prestige and image perceptions of university through team identity". Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (82), A-78.
  • A. W. Clopton and Bryan Finch. (2011). "Re-conceptualizing social anchors in community development: Utilizing Social Anchor Theory to create social capital’s third dimension". Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society. (42), 70-83.
  • Bryan Finch, J. McDowell, and M. Sagas. (2010). "An Examination of Racial Diversity in Collegiate Football: A 15 Year Update". Proceedings of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (42),
  • T. D. Ryan, A. W. Clopton, and Bryan Finch. (2010). "Athletics success as a mediator of organizational identity, perceived prestige". Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (81), S, A-103.
  • A. Clopton and Bryan Finch. (2010). "Are College Students "Bowling Alone?"". The Journal of Sport Behavior. (33), 4,
  • Bryan Finch, M. Sagas, and J. McDowell. (2010). "An Examination of Racial Diversity in Collegiate Football: A 15 Year Update". Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education (Forthcoming). (42),
  • Bryan Finch and A. Clopton. (2009). "Examining Racial Differences in Social Capital Development Among College Student Athletes". Proceedings of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
  • A. Clopton, T. Ryan, and Bryan Finch. (2009). "Gender Differences in College Athletics Impact on Social Capital". Proceedings of the Amrican Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
  • Bryan Finch and A. Clopton. (2009). "Investigating Social Capital Differences Between College Athletes and Nonathletes". Proceedings of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
  • A. Clopton and Bryan Finch. (2009). "Vicarious Connection of Athletes into University Identification, Adjustment of Students". Proceedings of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
  • Bryan Finch. (2009). "Investigating College Athletes' Role Identity and Self-Efficacy for Career Decision Making". International Journal of Sport Management. (10), 427-435.
  • Bryan Finch, M. Sagas, A.W. Clopton, and J. Thornton. (2007). "Factors Influencing College Student-Athlete Overall Satisfaction". Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (78), S, A116-117.
  • Bryan Finch and M. Sagas. (2006). "Student-athlete exit interview results.". Texas A&M University Athletic Department, Academic Services.
  • M. Sagas and Bryan Finch. (2005). "2005 Excellence in Athletics Cup". Texas A&M University Laboratory for the Study of Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • M. Dunkerley, Bryan Finch, A. Rentmeester, and K. Shaff. (2005). "N.A.A.D.D. Survey Results". Athletics Administration. (10), 31-33.

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Department of Management, Oklahoma State University, Clinical Assistant Professor, August 2015
  • Department of Management, Oklahoma State University, Director, Sports Management Institute, August 2009
  • Department of Management, Oklahoma State University, Visiting Assistant Professor, August 2007 - August 2015
  • Department of Sport Management, Texas A&M University, Graduate Teaching Assistant, May 2005 - August 2007
  • Athletic Academic Services, Texas A&M University, Researcher, 2005 - 2006
  • Arizona State University Athletic Department, Marketing Coordinator, May 2004 - May 2005
  • Athlete's Performance, Inc., Marketing Internship, August 2003 - April 2004
  • Oklahoma Center for Athletes, Physical Therapist, May 2000 - July 2003