A full CV is available here.



Cunningham, G. B., Fink, J. S., & Doherty, A. J. (Eds.) (2016). Routledge handbook of theory in sport management. London. Routledge. Available here. Media release here

Cunningham, G. B. (2015). Diversity and inclusion in sport organizations (3rd ed.) Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway. Available here

Cunningham, G. B. (Ed.). (2013). Sport management. Gloucestershire, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. Available here

Cunningham, G. B. (Ed). (2012). Sexual orientation and gender identity in sport: Essays from activists, coaches, and scholars. College Station, TX: Center for Sport Management Research and Education. Available here.

Cunningham, G. B. (2011). Diversity in sport organizations (2nd ed.). Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.

Cunningham, G. B. (2007). Diversity in sport organizations. Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.


Most Recent Journal Articles (of 167)

Pickett, A. C., & Cunningham, G. B. (in press). Physical activity for every body: A conceptual model for creating body diverse exercise spaces. Quest

Melton, E. N., & Cunningham, G. B. (in press). Weighing the options: Discrimination against fat golfers. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport.

Garney, W. R., Wendel, M., McLeroy, K., Alaniz, A., Cunningham, G., Castle, B., Ingram, M., & Burdine, J. (in press). Using community health development to increase community capacity: A multiple case study. Family and Community Health.

Kang, S., & Cunningham, G. B. (2016). The influence of imagined contact and baseball team identification: South Koreans’ prejudice toward Japanese individuals. International Journal of Sport Management, 17, 561-575. 

Lee, W., & Cunningham, G. B. (2016). Sexual prejudice, sexism, gender, and identification with different sports. Sex Roles, 74, 464-471.

Cunningham, G. B. (2015). Creating and sustaining workplace cultures supportive of LGBT employees in college athletics. Journal of Sport Management, 29, 426-442.

Cunningham, G. B. (2015). LGBT inclusive athletic departments as actors of social change. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 8, 43-56.

 Lee, W., & Cunningham, G. B. (2015). A picture is worth a thousand words: The influence of signaling, organizational reputation, and applicant race on attraction to sport organizations. International Journal of Sport Management, 16, 492-506.

Welty Peachey, J., Cunningham, G. B., Bruening, J. L., Cohen, A., & Lyras, A. (2015). The influence of a sport-for-peace event on prejudice and change agent self-efficacy. Journal of Sport Management, 29, 229-244.

Steward, A. D., & Cunningham, G. B. (2015). Racial identity and its impact on job applicants. Journal of Sport Management, 29, 245-256.

Welty Peachey, J., Bruening, J., Cohen, A., Lyras, A., & Cunningham, G. B. (2015). Examining social capital development among volunteers of a multinational sport-for-development event. Journal of Sport Management, 29, 27-41.

Sartore-Baldwin, M. L., & Cunningham, G. B. (2014). The (gendered) experiences of female faculty members in health and kinesiology departments. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 22, 83-91.

Welty Peachey, J., Cohen, A., Bruening, J. E., Cunningham, G. B., & Lyras, A. (2014). Exploring the motives and retention factors of sport-for-development volunteers. Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 43, 1052-1069.

Cunningham, G. B. (2014). Interdependence, mutuality, and collective action in sport. Journal of Sport Management, 28, 1-7. (Earle F. Zeigler Award Lecture paper)

 Cunningham, G. B., & Melton, E. N. (2014). Signals and cues: LGBT inclusive advertising and consumer attraction. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 23, 37-46.

Cunningham, G. B., & Melton, E. N. (2014). Varying degrees of support: Understanding parents’ positive attitudes toward LGBT coaches. Journal of Sport Management, 28, 387-398.

Cunningham, G. B. Bergman, M. E., & Miner, K. N. (2014). Interpersonal mistreatment of women in the workplace. Sex Roles, 71, 1-6. (Editor Reviewed).

Lee, W., & Cunningham, G. B. (2014). Imagine that: Examining the influence of sport related imagined contact on intergroup anxiety and sexual prejudice across cultures. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44, 557-566. 

Melton, E. N., & Cunningham, G. B. (2014). Examining the workplace experiences of sport employees who are LGBT: A social categorization theory perspective. Journal of Sport Management, 28, 21-33. 

Melton, E. N., & Cunningham, G B. (2014). Who are the champions? Using a multilevel model to examine perceptions of employee support for LGBT inclusion in sport organizations. Journal of Sport Management, 28, 189-206.

Walker, J. E. O. Y., & Cunningham, G. B. (2014). The impact of food deserts and physical activity on the health of African Americans in rural communities. American Journal of Health Studies, 29, 165-171.

Welty Peachey, J., Cunningham, G. B., Lyras, A., Cohen, A., & Bruening, J. (2014). Exploring participant motives to take part in an elite, multinational, sport-for-development event. Event Management, 18, 153-168.