Assistant Professor

Biography

Markesha McWilliams Henderson is Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Sport Management in the Department of Sport Management, Wellness & Physical Education. In that role she contributes to the discovery, application, and delivery of knowledge with specific expertise in college student development and intercollegiate athletics. She also supervises the experiential learning opportunities of undergraduate students seeking to work in the sport industry. Dr. Henderson presents a unique combination of experiences to inform her work including experience as a former Division I All-American Track and Field Athlete and National Champion, over 10 years of professional experience in the sport industry, and sport studies scholar.

Education / Degrees

  • B.A., Journalism, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1999
  • B.A., Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1999
  • M.S., Sport Administration, Georgia State University, 2003
  • Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, The George Washington University, 2013
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • XIDS-2002 (Sports, Society and Culture) Section: 14
    • SPMG-3665 (Communication in Sport) Section: 02
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E09

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • SPMG-4685 (Social Media and Sport) Section: E04
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 02
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E09

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • SPMG-4584 (Pre-Intern Sem in Sport Mgmt) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E11

    Fall 2016 Sections

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 02

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • SPMG-4584 (Pre-Intern Sem in Sport Mgmt) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • SPMG-3665 (Communication in Sport) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4584 (Pre-Intern Sem in Sport Mgmt) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • SPMG-4685 (Social Media in Sport) Section: E02
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 02

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • SPMG-4584 (Pre-Intern Sem in Sport Mgmt) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • SPMG-3661 (Sociology of Sport) Section: 01D
    • SPMG-3665 (Communication in Sport) Section: 01D
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 02

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • SPMG-4584 (Pre-Intern Sem in Sport Mgmt) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 02

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • SPMG-3661 (Sociology of Sport) Section: 01D
    • SPMG-4584 (Pre-Intern Sem in Sport Mgmt) Section: 01
    • SPMG-4685 (Sport and Social Media) Section: 01D
    • SPMG-4686 (Internship) Section: 01