Stacy-Lynn Sant

Stacy-Lynn Sant


Dr. Stacy-Lynn Sant is currently an Assistant Professor of Sport Management and member of the Center for Sport and Policy in the School of Kinesiology. She joined the Sport Management Program after completing her doctoral degree at the University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Sant’s research primarily focuses on discourses in sport and tourism. Her recent work examines how media and political elites use their power and influence to persuade residents that subsidizing sport stadia and hosting mega sport events are in the best interests of the local community. Dr. Sant has published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Sport Management, European Sport Management Quarterly, and the Journal of Sport & Tourism.

Areas of interest

Sport event impact; destination marketing; media discourse; event-based strategies for social and economic development.


OBL 3120
1402 Washington Hts.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2013
(734) 647-2704
(734) 647-2808


Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
SM 431 Sports and the Media 3 As Arranged Sant
Course Name RO: Sports & the Media
Course Level: Undergraduate
Examines the relationships that exist between the media and sports in America, including the roles newspapers, magazines, radio, and television have assumed as commercial enterprises in reporting sports. Also examines development, organization, objectives and performance of the media as well as the technology they use. Studies economic and legal issues as they pertain to the administration of sports programs.
Prerequisites: Junior status.
Component: LEC
SM 445 Sport Tourism 3 As Arranged Sant
Course Name RO: Sport Tourism
Course Level: Undergraduate
The interconnectedness of sport and tourism will be analyzed from behavioral, economic, management, marketing, and environmental perspectives.
Component: LEC