NaRi Shin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Sport Management
Dr. NaRi Shin is an assistant professor of Sport Management at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology. Prior to her time at U-M, Shin was an assistant professor of sport management at Texas Tech University and the University of Connecticut. She earned her PhD in Recreation, Sport and Tourism at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, MS and BS in Sport and Leisure Studies at Yonsei University, and BA in Archaeology and Art History at Seoul National University. She completed the Sport Diplomacy Program sponsored by the South Korean government and the Korean Olympic Committee in 2010.
Shin's dissertation on the globalization and community development of Daegwallyeong-myeon, a rural town in South Korea where the 2018 Winter Olympic Games were held, was supported by the Olympic Studies Centre (a research center affiliated with the International Olympic Committee) through its PhD Research Grant Programme. The study won the Illinois Dissertation Award (Category B: Traditional Qualitative Research) by the International Institute for Qualitative Inquiry in 2019 and was the winner of the 2019 Student Research Competition by the North American Society for Sport Management.
Shin's overall research agenda is concentrated in the field of sport and development and in particular on sport and globalization, diaspora, and cross-cultural interactions. The aim of Shin's research is to enhance our critical cultural understandings of how globalization, diaspora, and cultural interactions between and across continents change the ways in which we manage sport and development, and impact both development of sport and development through sport. She has published in multiple journals, including the Journal of Sport Management, Communication & Sport, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Sociology of Sport Journal, Sport Management Review, Journal of Global Sport Management, and the Journal of Sport for Development.
Currently, Shin is researching sport participation of diasporic and minoritized communities in the United States, sport-based immigration and diasporic movement of both athletes and non-athletes, and how historic Korean diaspora and global sport development are embedded in each other.
Areas of Interest
Sport participation of diasporic and minoritized communities in the US; Korean diaspora and its relation to sport development; Sport development in the global context; Sport for development and peace
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