Stacy-Lynn Sant

Stacy-Lynn Sant


Stacy-Lynn Sant is an assistant professor of Sport Management and a member of the Center for Sport and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology. 

Dr. Sant's research primarily focuses on sport event impact, destination marketing, and event-based strategies for social and economic development. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Sport Management, European Sport Management Quarterly, Cities, and the Journal of Sport & Tourism

Dr. Sant's professional affiliations include the Urban Affairs Association, the North American Society for Sport Management, and the European Association of Sport Management. She currently teaches two upper-level, undergraduate elective courses: Sport Tourism and Sport and the Media.

Areas of interest

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


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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