Chrissy Maleske

Chrissy Maleske

Instructor - Teaching of Sport Management and Administration

313-577-1193

cmaleske@wayne.edu, hr6825@wayne.edu

For Fall 2023:Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.For in-person appointments, please book via email.For virtual appointments, please use the following link:https://t.ly/LETlk

2156 Faculty Administration Building

Chrissy Maleske

Degrees and Certifications

Ph.D. in Sport Management from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (expected Fall 2023)
M.A. in International Sport Development and Politics from Germany Sport University Cologne (2018)
B.A. in Sport Management from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2014)

Responsibilities

Ms. Maleske serves an Instructor for the Sport Management undergraduate and Sports Administration graduate programs in the division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies. Her primary responsibilities are teaching, advising, and committee work within the division and the College of Education.

Area of Expertise

Professional expertise and experience

  • Sport Development Program/Project Management
  • Grant Management
  • Sport for Development Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Event Marketing
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Collegiate Partnership/Sponsorship Activation

See also research interests.

Research Interests

  • Human rights in sport
  • Sustainable development in sport
  • Large-scale sport events
  • Sport for development
  • Sport event leveraging and community development

Grants

Maleske, C. Developing a human rights strategy for large-scale sport events: An examination of the United 2026’s FIFA World Cup [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Michigan. Rackham Graduate School Student Research Grant. Amount: 3000 USD. April 2023.

Maleske, C. (2018). The Agitos Foundation Approach on Coaching and Classification: The Impact and Organizational Capacity Legacy of Road to the Games Program [Master’s Thesis]. German Sport University. Research Grant. Amount: 2500 EUR. October 2017.
 

Presentations

Maleske, C. & Sant S.-L. Developing a human rights strategy for a large-scale sport event: An examination of the United Bid’s strategy formulation process. Paper was accepted for the North American Society for Sport Management Conference. In-person, June 3, 2023.

Maleske, C., & Sant S.-L. Building relationships to promote social cohesion at large-scale sport events: A case study of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ human rights approach. In-person, June 3, 2022.

Sant, S.-L., Maleske, C., & Vanderboll, K. Human rights and large-scale sport events: A scoping review. Paper was accepted for the North American Society for Sport Management Conference. In-person, June 3, 2022.

Sant, S.-L., Maleske, C., Wang, W., & King, E. Leveraging sport events for the promotion of human rights in host communities: Diffusion of innovations and anti-trafficking campaigns. Paper presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference. Virtual, June 3, 2021.

Maleske, C. (2018). The Agitos Foundation approach on coaching and classification: The impact and organizational capacity legacy of Road to the Games Program [Master’s Thesis]. Paper presented at the 6th International Para sport Congress in São Paulo, Brazil. In-person, October 2018.

Publications

Sant, S.-L., Maleske, C., & Vanderboll, K. (2023). Research on human rights and large-scale sport events from 1990 to 2022: a scoping review. Sport Management Review. DOI: 10.1080/14413523.2023.2231315

Sant, S.-L., Maleske, C., Wang, W., & King, E. (2023). Leveraging sport events for the promotion of human rights in host communities: Diffusion of innovations and anti-trafficking campaigns. Sport Management Review, 26(2). 203-233. DOI: 10.1080/14413523.2022.2120010

Maleske, C., & Sant, S.-L. (2020). The role of development programs in enhancing organizational capacity of National Paralympic Committees. Managing Sport & Leisure, 1–20. DOI: 10.1080/23750472.2020.1819862
 

Courses taught by Chrissy Maleske

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

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