Ellen Staurowsky

Professor, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies
Phone: 607-274-1730
Office: Roy H Park School of Communications 245, Ithaca, NY 14850
Speciality: Athletes Rights, College Sport Reform, Gender Equity and Title IX, Pay Equity in Sport, Native Americans in Sport, Race Issues in Sport, Sport Media, Hazing & Sexual Assault


                        TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA

                          Doctor of Education: Sport Management

                         Graduation:  January 1994 (with honors) 

                         CLEVELAND-MARSHALL COLLEGE OF LAW, Cleveland, OH

                         Audited classes in the fall of 1999 while on sabbatic leave. Took courses in tort law, criminal

                         law, civil procedure, legal research and writing, contracts, and property. 

                         ITHACA COLLEGE, Ithaca, NY

                         Master of Science: concentration in Sport Psychology/Teaching Pedagogy

                         Graduation:  1979           

                         URSINUS COLLEGE, Collegeville, PA

                         Bachelor of Science: Health & Physical Education

                         Graduation:  1977 


ITHACA COLLEGE - Professor (promoted May, 2002); Associate Professor and Coordinator, Sport Media Program, February, 1996 - present. Assistant Professor, August, 1992 - February, 1996.                 

Teaching responsibilities include Social Aspects of Sport, and Gender Issues in Sport.  I have also taught Introduction to Sport Management, Sport History, and Sports Information.  Administrative responsibilities include advising 80 majors and minors, coordinating internship and fieldwork placements and supervising those placements. 

ITHACA COLLEGE – Graduate Chair, Spring 2006 to present; Professor, Graduate Program in Sport Management, 2005 to present; Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Exercise & Sport Sciences, February 1996-1999, Assistant Professor, November 1994-February, 1996.


WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGE - Director of Athletics, HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES - Director of Physical Education and Recreation, August, 1987-July, 1992. Responsibilities included administration of a $600,000yearly budget, supervision of a 20 member professional staff and 100 member student and part-time staff,management of a $10 million athletic facility, long range and short range planning, fund raising with an average goal of $80,000 a year, and curriculum development. 

As a director of athletics, served on numerous committees at all levels, including the Region 2 NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship Committee, ECAC Finance Council, and ECAC Women's Soccer Committee.  Also served as vice-president of the Empire Athletic Association.   

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY (LIVINGSTON COLLEGE) - Director of Physical Education, Recreation, and Intramurals  1986 - 1987

DANIEL WEBSTER COLLEGE - Director of Athletics and Men's Soccer Coach 1984 - 1986 

COLBY SAWYER COLLEGE - Dean of Students Staff,Consultant to the Athletic Department 1983 - 1984

OBERLIN COLLEGE - Assistant Professor of Physical Education; Head Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach

1979 - 1983 


American Association of University Professors

American Association of University Women

College Sports Information Directors Association

National Association for Girls and Women in Sport

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport

North American Society for Sport Management

Women's Sports Foundation