Ted Fay

Professor and Former Chair
Sport Management Department at the State University of New York (SUNY)


Dr. Fay is a Professor and former Chair of the Sport Management Department at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a M.P.A. in Public Affairs from the University of Oregon, a B.A. in Government from St. Lawrence University (NY). Fay serves as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) for the Inclusive Sports Initiative. Fay has focused much of his scholarly work in the areas of social and public policy, sport governance, leadership, sport for development and strategic management. Particular foci in his research, advocacy and activism have been placed on diversity and social justice issues involving a sport context with a particular emphasis on individuals with disabilities. Dr. Fay was one of four keynote speakers at the 2011 NCAA Scholarly Colloquium at which he delivered an address entitled: Disability in Sport It's Our Time: From the Sidelines to the Frontlines (Title IX -- B). Fay has presented over 60 scholarly papers at a variety of international and national academic and professional conferences and has authored or co-authored over 30 book chapters, academic articles and monographs.