Aurora University


Jennifer L. Metz
Jennifer L. Metz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Chair of Sport Management Office Phone: 630-844-5229
Email: Areas of expertise: Professional sports, sport media, leisure and cultures Education: PhD, Kinesiology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MA, Communications, Northern Illinois University
BA, Organizational Communications, Loyola University of Chicago

Katherine Reifurth
Katie Reifurth, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sport Management Office Phone: 630-844-5534
Email: Areas of expertise: Child fandom, Team identification, Team loyalty, Sport consumer behavior Education: BA, Psychology, Northwestern University
MS, Kinesiology-Sport Management, University of Texas at Austin
PhD, Sport & Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina Favorite thing about AU: "The relationships we build with our students. It is commonplace to form close bonds with students here that I have not experienced elsewhere, which makes this place unique and wonderful." View LinkedIn Profile