Phone: (703) 993-7088
Fax: (703) 993-2025
Email: jmcdowe7 (@gmu.edu)
George Mason University
Science and Technology Campus
Bull Run Hall 201E
10890 George Mason Circle
Manassas, VA 20110
Dr. McDowell’s research focuses on issues of diversity and inclusion in sport and recreation organizations, with a particular emphasis on investigating and developing strategies and programs that can be implemented to remove barriers to participation. Her emerging research stream investigates the utility of lifetime sports and sport programs in reducing health risks.
- Diversity and Inclusion Issues in Sport Organizations
- Title IX and Gender Equality in Sport
- Sport for Health
McDowell, J., & Carter-Francique, A. (2017). An intersectional analysis of the workplace experiences of African American female athletic directors. Sex Roles, 77(5), 393-408.
Morris, E., Arthur-Banning, S., & McDowell, J. (in press, 2016). Constraints to millennial generation female assistant coaches pursuing head coaching careers. International Journal of Sport Management, 17(3)
McDowell, J. & Anaza, E. (2016). An exploration of students’ conceptualization of affirmative action in sport management careers. International Journal of Sport Management, 17(1), 102-128.
McDowell, J. & Carter-Francique, A. (2016). Experiences of Female Athletes of Color. In E. Staurowsky (Ed.), Women and Sport: Continuing a Journey of Liberation to Celebration (pp. 95-115). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
McDowell, J. (2016, January 19). Title IX Exclusion and Marginalization Needs to Change. Diverse Issues in Higher Education. http://diverseeducation.com/article/80331/
Huang, Y., McDowell, J., & Vargas, P. (2015). How old I feel matters: Examining age-related differences in motives and organizational citizenship behavior. Journal of Parks and Recreation, 33 (1), 20-39.
Hoffman, J.L., McDowell, J., & Rafael, V. (2015). Case law and legislation that influence women’s participation in intercollegiate athletics. In E. Comeaux (Ed.), Introduction to Intercollegiate Athletics in American Higher Education (pp. 245-258). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Morris, E. Arthur-Banning, S., & McDowell, J. (2014). Career strategies of millennial generation female assistant coaches. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 7, 175 – 197.
McDowell, J., Hart, A., & Gill, E. (2014). Lingering issues in race and ethnicity. In J. Borland, G. Kane, & L. Burton. Sport Leadership in the 21st Century (pp. 263-286). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning, LCC
Courses Taught This Semester
Other Courses Taught
- Independent Study for the Doctor of Philosophy in Education (EDUC 897)
- Sport, Culture, and Society (SPMT 304)
- Diversity and Inclusion Issues in Sport (SPMT 318)
- Special Topics in Sport Management (SPMT 480)
- Special Topics (SRST 598)
- Independent Study in Sport and Recreation Studies (SRST 599)
- Research Design and Statistical Reasoning (SRST 623)