Dr. Kristopher White

Teaching Faculty I

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Office Location
1013 Tully

Dr. Kristopher White is a teaching faculty in the Sport Management Department at Florida State University. Dr. White has taught courses within the Sport Management domain including Sport in Society, Exploring the World of Sport, Introduction to Sport Management, and an array of Lifetime Activities Program courses. He has also assisted in the development and facilitation of Fundraising in Sport, Sport and Literature, Sport: Conscience Meets Commerce, and Cross-Cultural Sport. His research interests involve Collegiate Athletics, Athlete Branding, the Political Economy of Sport, Biopolitics, and Race and Socioeconomic Matters of the NFL. Dr. White has been published in leading international journals in the field such as the Sociology of Sport Journal. His dissertation focused on the educational experiences of collegiate athletes and was titled: "Collegiate Sport as Biopolitical Dispositif: Excavating Black Collegiate Athletes’ Educational Experiences". Dr. White is also passionate about Student-Athlete Development and has worked as the Lead Strategic Academic Mentor within Florida State University Student-Athlete Academic Services for the last 4 years.

Prior to attaining a doctoral degree, Kris was a student-athlete at Kent State University, where he earned his undergraduate and master's degree in Sport Management while playing football. Following the completion of this degree, he came back home to Florida and worked as a Graduate Assistant and doctoral student/candidate in the FSU Sport Management department where he earned his Ph.D.