Ryan M. Rodenberg, JD/Ph.D.
Originally from Puyallup, WA Ryan has a B.S. in Business Administration from Creighton University, where he played tennis and was an NCAA Academic All-American (1995-97). He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor at the University of Washington Law School (2002), and a PhD in Sports Management from the Indiana University (2009). At Indiana University he has taught courses, Legal Issues in Sport Environment, Sport and Higher Education, Management of Sport Enterprise and Legal Environment for Business. His research and writing is on issues of bias, team performance, eligibility rules, and drug testing, and his work has been published in the Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, European Sports Management Quarterly, and law reviews such as Entertainment & Sports Lawyer, Sports Lawyer Journal, and Sports Litigation Alert. Prior to his PhD work, Dr. Rodenberg worked as an attorney for Octagon, an international company in sports marketing and management, where he rose to become Associate General Counsel.