Faculty

Michael Gentile, J.D.

Associate Professor & Associate Dean

Phone:
(716) 286-8652
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
Office Location:
St. Vincent's Hall Room 411
Fax:
(716) 286-8277

Michael Gentile is an Associate Professor in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University.  He teaches courses in Sport Management, Recreation and Sport Law, Negotiations, Sport Policy and Governance, Event and Facility Management.  Additionally, he serves as Associate Dean for the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management and as program director for the...

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Rachel Madsen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone:
(716) 286-8268
Fax:
716-286-8277
Office Location:
St. Vincent's Hall Room 416
Fax:
716-286-8277

Dr. Madsen is an Assistant Professor in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University. Her research interests are mainly focused on gender issues in sport leadership as well as youth development through sport. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, Dr. Madsen spent 12 years working in college athletics as a head women’s basketball...

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Jimmy Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone:
(716) 286-8653
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
Office Location:
St. Vincent's Hall, Room 409
Fax:
(716) 286-8277

Jimmy Smith is an Assistant Professor in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management.  Dr. Smith will be teaching sport management course in marketing, fundraising and revenue management.  Dr. Smith earned a Ph.D. in physical education with an emphasis in sport management at the University of Alberta.  During his time at the University of Alberta he...

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