Prof. Dr Scott G. MARTYN

Prof. Dr Scott G. MARTYN
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Prof. Dr Scott G. MARTYN
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University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Prof. Dr Scott G. MARTYN

Dr. Scott Martyn is a Professor in the Faculty of Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor and a Distinguished Professor at Beijing Sport University, Beijing, China. The major focus of his research is on the connections between sport and commerce, spending much of his time investigating the evolution of the International Olympic Committee and affiliated insignia as sport marketing properties. He is the founding Director of the International Centre for Sport and Leisure Studies and has served on the executive council of the International Centre for Olympic Studies, the North American Society for Sport History and the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport. Dr. Martyn is currently on the Board of Directors of the Windsor/Essex County Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and the Windsor/Essex Sports Council.  An accomplished teacher, graduate advisor, researcher and administrator, he has amassed an extensive list of edited volumes, book chapters, articles, and conference presentations. He co-authored Selling the Five Rings: The IOC and the Rise of Olympic Commercialism (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2002, rev. ed., 2004), and Tarnished Rings: The International Olympic Committee and the Salt Lake City Bid Scandal (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2011). Dr. Martyn is past-editor of International Sports Studies, past managing editor of Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies, and is an editorial board member and guest reviewer for a wide variety of journals and agencies.

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