Stephanie A. Tryce, Ph.D.
Stephanie A. Tryce is an Assistant Professor - Sports Marketing, where she teaches Business of Sports, Sports Law, and Sports Marketing courses. Professor Tryce began her teaching career as a full-time lecturer in the Mark H. McCormack Sport Management Department of the Isenberg School of Business, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Upon returning to her native Philadelphia, Professor Tryce practiced law in the areas of civil rights, and local business tax, while teaching as an Affiliated Faculty member of the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Adjunct Faculty in the Sport Management Department of the University of Delaware.
Professor Tryce has presented at annual conferences for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Sport and Recreation Law Association, Sports Marketing Association, and the Alliance for Sport Business. Her research interests are at the intersection of law and sports, within the frameworks of marketing, and civil rights and social justice. Professor Tryce participated in panel discussions on the topic of “Title IX” for Saint Joseph’s University’s Women’s Leadership Institute and “Equality in Sport” at New York Law School’s Sports Law Symposium.
Professor Tryce is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who has consulted for professional basketball players and their agent regarding the legal responsibilities of endorsers under the Federal Trade Commission.
- Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, major: Finance, Drexel University
- Juris Doctorate, Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law
- Masters of Science, Sport Management, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
- "Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964," published in Law for Recreation and Sport Managers.
- "Black Women and Title IX: Ain't i a Woman." published in the special issue of the Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletics in Education.
- "Clear, Conspicious and Concise - Disclosures and Twitter WOM," published in Business Horizons.
- "Legal Implications of Using Microblogs in Employment Practices: A Guide for Business and Marketing Professionals," published in Maximizing Commerce & Marketing Strategies through Micro-blogging.
- "Mock Debate on the Washington Redskins Brand - Fostering Critical Thinking and Cultural Sensitivity in Sport Business Students," published in Sport Management Education Journal.
- "Using Sports' History to Develop Cultural Competence in Millennial Marketers: Teaching Title IX, NFL's Rooney Rule and Post-Apartheid Rugby in South Africa," published in a book titled Global Perspectives on Contemporary Education.
- "Popluar Music in Super Bowl Commercials 2005-2014," published in the International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship.
- "Emerging Adults' National Attachments and Their Reactions to Athlete Activism," published in the Journal of Sport and Social Issues.
- 2016-2017: Merit Award for Outstanding Teaching.
- 2015-2016: Tryce, S. Arrupe Center for Business Ethics Teaching Fellowship, Principal Investigator. Research grant for The Ethical Tipping Point of Corporate Sport Sponsorship.
- 2015-2016: Tryce, S. Arrupe Center for Business Ethics Research Fellowship, Principal Investigator. Teaching grant for The Ethical Tipping Point of Corporate Sport Sponsorship.
- 2016: Tryce, S. Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, Conference grant: Beyond Sport United, Brooklyn, NYC.
- 2016: Tryce, S. Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, Conference grant: Net Impact, Philadelphia, PA.
- 2012: University Grant, Board on Faculty Research and Development