Sports Management Professor Honored for Winning 2021 SRLA Lori K. Miller Young Professional Award

February 22, 2021

Sungwon Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sport Management Division, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies, was recently honored by the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) with the Lori K Miller 2021 SRLA Young Professional Award for his commitment to the study and teaching of the legal aspects of sport and recreation.

Dr. Kim’s general research focuses on issues of law and policy in sport, with a particular focus on risk management and injury prevention. His most recent research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals.

“Dr. Kim has undertaken an ambitious program of research, teaching, and service activities,” said David P. Hedlund, Ph.D., associate professor and chairman of the Division of Sport Management. that he is indeed early in his career, many of his activities, including some of his vital research into concussion legislation and parental attitudes and perceptions towards concussion in sports for young people, are of significant importance for families, decision-makers, governing bodies. , and society in general. Our students are extremely fortunate to be able to learn and work with Dr. Kim.

The SRLA Award recognizes a young professional who demonstrates a commitment to the study and teaching of the legal aspects of sport and recreation, field service and the SRLA, as well as the potential for future growth and excellence in these same fields. The SRLA aims to further the study and dissemination of information concerning the legal aspects of sport and recreation in the public and private sectors.

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