Rod Fort, PhD
- Professor, Sport Management
- Member, Center for Sports Venues and Real Estate Development
Dr. Rodney Fort is a professor of Sport Management and member of the Center for Sports Venues and Real Estate Development at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology. Prior to his time at U-M, Dr. Fort was a member of the Economics Department at Washington State University. He completed his PhD in Social Science at the California Institute of Technology.
Dr. Fort has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly outlets, including the Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Inquiry, the Scottish Journal of Political Economy, and the Journal of Sports Economics. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sport Finance Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, Journal of Sports Economics, and Managerial and Decision Economics.
Dr. Fort has served on international advisory boards, including the International Association of Sports Economists. A part of his website, Rodney Fort’s Sports Business Data, is archived by the Library of Congress.
Areas of Interest
Sport economics; regulation; microeconomics.