Associate Professor

Department Health and Fitness Studies

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


    Courses Taught

    • Athletic Administration and Sport Governance
    • Facilities Design, Operations and Management
    • Introduction to Sport Management
    • Sociology of Sport
    • Sport Event Management and Promotion


    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park

    Master of Art in Kinesiology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI

    Bachelor of Science in Sports Coaching and Economics, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

    Books Authored

    Rick, O. J. C. and Li, L. (2023) Global Sports and Contemporary China: Sport Policy, International Relations, and New Class Identities in the People’s Republic. Palgrave MacMillan – Global Culture and Sport Series

    Journal Articles

    Bustad, J. J.; Clevenger, S.M.; and Rick, O. J. C. (2022) COVID-19 and outdoor recreation in the post-anthropause, Leisure Studies

    Li, L.; Rick, O.J.C.; Mullin, E.M.; Moosbrugger, M.E. (2022). Examining Adolescent Tennis Participation in Contemporary China Using an Ecological Framework. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 19, 5989.

    Clevenger, S. M., and Rick, O. J. C. (2021). The uses of imperfections: Communicating affect through the lo-fi podcast. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies, 18(1).

    Rick, O. J. C., and Bustad, J. (2021) Cycling in the Flattened City: Urban Assemblages and Digital Visual Research. Somatechnics Special Issue: Sport, Physical Culture, and New Materialisms