Doctor of Philosophy in Sport Management, Florida State University, 2013
Master of Science in Sport Management, Florida State University, 2009
Bachelor of Science in Education, The Ohio State University, 2007
Sport in the urban environment
Urban and regional planning
Tim Kellison’s research is primarily focused on sport in the urban environment, with special emphasis in sport ecology, urban and regional planning, public policy and politics. He has explored multiple questions related to the real and perceived benefits and harms sport and its industry bring to urban communities. He is director of the award-winning Center for Sport and Urban Policy and holds affiliate faculty status in the Urban Studies Institute. He has received multiple recognitions for his work, including being designated a North American Society for Sport Management Research Fellow and being named a Fulbright Specialist in Urban Planning. Additionally, Kellison served on an international working group convened by the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and served as a co-author of the U.N.’s Sports for Climate Action Framework.
Prior to joining Georgia State in 2016, Kellison was an assistant professor in the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management at the University of Florida. He is a graduate of Florida State University and The Ohio State University.