Syracuse University Falk College
301 MacNaughton Hall
Syracuse, New York  13244


315.443.0237
jkim122@syr.edu

Jeeyoon Jamie Kim

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Jeeyoon Jamie Kim joined the Department of Sport Management in August 2016 after earning her PhD from Florida State University. Her research agenda is anchored on the impact of sporting events on local communities and event consumers. Prior to entering academia, she served with the Korean Olympic Committee. For five and a half years, she worked for the International Games, International Relations and 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Task Force Teams, participating in (as a team manager), bidding for, and organizing various Olympic sporting events. She also has experience working as an investigator at the Center for Sport Industry at Seoul National University, conducting consulting projects to develop strategies for professional sport teams. Her areas of specialization include mega sporting events, sport event consumer well-being, destination branding, quantitative research methods.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in physical education and master’s degree in sport management at Seoul National University. She also earned an executive master’s degree in sport organization management from the University of Poitiers through the MEMOS program (a program endorsed by the International Olympic Committee), and was selected as an IOC Olympic Solidarity scholarship recipient for the program. She is currently an active member of the North American Society of Sport Management and Sport Marketing Association.

Education

Ph.D., Florida State University

Courses

SPM 437/SPM 637 - Sport Venue Management

SPM 205 - Principles of Sport Management

SPM 356 - Olympic Sport Management