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Rodney Fort, PhD

Rodney Fort, PhD

Professor, Sport Management

School of Kinesiology

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Rodney Fort is a Professor of Sport Management at the University of Michigan and is recognized internationally as an authority on sports economics and business. In over 100 articles and monographs, and 6 books, his work covers sports topics as diverse as sport itself. Professor Fort is a regular speaker on sports issues and has been a keynote speaker at international sports congresses and a panelist at various universities and institutes. He has testified before the U.S. Senate, the New Zealand Commerce Commission, his signature is on Amicus Briefs to the Supreme Court of the U.S. and government regulatory agencies. He also has been featured on national television, cable news channels, and National Public Radio.


PhD in Social Science, California Institute of Technology

MS in Applied Economics, Montana State University