Lunch & Learn Events

Fall 2015

Reconceptualizing our Domain: New Direction for Human Resources Research in Sport

Tuesday, October 20th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Michael Odio

Florida Gymnasium, Room 320

Dr. Michael Odio – Assistant Professor of Sport Administration, University of Cincinnati

Michael Odio is an Assistant Professor of Sport Administration at the University of Cincinnati and holds a Ph.D. in Sport Management from the University of Florida. His scholarly interests include organizational behavior & human resource issues in sport as well as career and learning outcomes for nonstandard employees (e.g., temporary, seasonal, part-time) and internships.


Thriving and Surviving the First Year – Life After Receiving a Ph.D.richard-buning

Friday, October 2nd, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Florida Gymnasium, Room 320

Dr. Richard Buning – School of Physical Education and Tourism Management, Indiana University

Dr. Richard Buning is an Assistant Professor of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management in the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. Dr. Buning earned his B.B.A. in Managerial Sciences from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University in 2006. Later, he received his M.S. and Ph.D in sport management from the Department of Tourism, Recreation, and Sport Management at the University of Florida. Dr. Buning has worked in the running event industry managing race logistics and continues to work with events as a consultant evaluating event outcomes. His research interests include sport tourism, event management, participant sport events, and sport development