Aubrey Kent

Aubrey Kent is chair of Temple's School of Tourism and Hospitality Management and founding director of the Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC).

Kent has focused his sport research in the areas of industrial/organizational psychology and corporate social responsibility. His work has been published in numerous sport and psychology journals, and he has presented his research to audiences in the U.S., Canada, South America and Europe. He is past president of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), where he was inducted as a research fellow in 2006. His courses span management, finance and current issues in sport.



  • Sport management
  • Sport marketing
  • Youth sport
  • Community development
  • Corporate philanthropy
  • Sport economics