Anthony Weems

Assistant Professor

Counseling, Recreation and School Psychology

Office: ZEB 250B

Phone: 305-348-2097


Research Interests

Dr. Weems' research focuses on the sociocultural aspects of sport, with an emphasis on the politics of diversity and social justice. His scholarly publications appear in a wide range of leading sport management journals (e.g., Journal of Sport Management and Journal of Global Sport Management) and top-tier journals in the relevant fields (e.g., Organization, Communication and Sport and International Journal for Exercise Science). He also has work appearing in several edited book chapters, encyclopedias and scholarly blog posts. He currently serves on the editorial board for Journal of Amateur Sport.


  • PhD in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Management, Cognate in Sociology, Texas A&M University
  • MS in Sport Management, Texas A&M University
  • BS in Sport Management, Minor in Business Administration, Cognate in International & Cultural Management, Texas A&M University University

Selected recent publications

Weems, A. J. (forthcoming, 2022). Politics, Nationalism, & Sport: (Re-)Articulations Amid COVID-19. In D. L. Andrews, H. Thorpe, & J. I. Newman (Eds.), The Sociology of Sport and Physical Culture in Global Pandemic: Critical Diffractions. UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Weems, A. J. (in press, 2021). Politics. In P. Pedersen (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sport Management. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Weems, A. J. (in press, 2021). Nationalism. In P. Pedersen (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sport Management, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Turick, R., Weems, A. J., Swim, N., Bopp, T., Singer, J. N. (2021). Who are we honoring? Extending the Ebony & Ivy discussion to include sport facilities. Journal of Sport Management, 35(1), 17-29. DOI:

Agyemang, K. J., Singer, J. N., & Weems, A. J. (2020). “Agitate! Agitate! Agitate!”: Sport as a site for political resistance and social change. Organization, DOI: 10.1177/1350508420928519