Laura Misener, PhD
School of Kinesiology
Room 2360A, Somerville House
519 661-2111 x86000
- PhD (Alberta)
- MHK (Windsor)
- BHK (McMaster)
Supervising Graduate Students
- Social impacts of sporting events
- Sport and events as tools for increasing sport participation
- Policy analyses and cross-cultural comparative politics of sport and leisure
- Intersections of sport, physical activity, and health promotion
- Sport Management at Western
- North American Society for Sport Management - Member-at Large
- North American Society for Sport Sociology
- European Association for Sport Management
- Leisure Studies Association
- Sport Management
- Faculty of Health Sciences Recognition of Achievement in Teaching - 2012
- Guest Editor Sport Management Review: Managing Disability Sport
- Board Member: International Centre for Olympic Studies
- Taks, M., Misener, L., Chalip, L. & Green, B. C. (2013). Leveraging sport events for participation. Canadian Journal of Social Research, 3(1), 12-23.
- Misener, L., Darcy, S., Legg, D. & Gilbert, K. (2013). Beyond Olympic legacy: Understanding Paralympic legacy through a thematic analysis. Journal of Sport Management, 27, 329-341.
- Misener, L. & Mason, D.S. (2009). Fostering community development through sporting events strategies: An examination of urban regime perceptions. Journal of Sport Management, 23, 770-794.
- Misener L. & Mason, D.S. (2006). Creating community networks: Can sporting events offer meaningful sources of social capital? Managing Leisure, 11(1), 39-56.
- Misener, L., Darcy, S., Legg, D. & Gilbert, K. (2013). Beyond Olympic Legacy: Understanding Paralympic Legacy through a Thematic Analysis. Journal of Sport Management, 27, 329-341.
- Misener, L. (2013). A Media Frames Analysis of the Legacy Discourse for the 2010 Winter Paralympic Games. Communication & Sport, 3, 1-23.