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Jeffrey Levine

Assistant Clinical Professor

Sport Business

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Contact:
215.895.2449
jfl82@drexel.edu

Gerri C. LeBow Hall 527

Biography

Jeffrey Levine, J.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Sport Business at Drexel University, where he also leads LeBow’s Esport Business Undergraduate Program. Dr. Levine also works with numerous stakeholders to build Drexel’s vision for esports. His research focus on the intersection of sports, esports, governance, and the law. His research explores emerging issues involving sport and leisure in society. His scholarship has been published in premier journals such as the Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, and Sport in Society, among others. Dr. Levine serves as a member of the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SLRA) Board of Directors as President Elect and holds the distinguished title as a SRLA Research Fellow.

Selected Works

Articles

Levine, Jeffrey, Hanna, Chris D., and Morton, James T., Legal Considerations of COVID-19 on the Future of Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Sport Management. Quinnipiac Law Review 40 (Apr 2022): 289-325.

Levine, Jeffrey, and Miller, John, Legal and Risk Management Considerations and Implications of Carelessly Drafted Game Contracts: Avoiding a Legal Hurricane. Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport 32 (Feb 2022): 95-120.

Menaker, Brian E., Levine, Jeffrey, and Sheptak, Dale, Assessing university responses to public records requests about stadium playing space access policies. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics 14 (Aug 2021): 441-460.

Cintron, Alicia M., Levine, Jeffrey, Williams, Dylan, and Kobritz, Jordan I., Sin City Betting on the Major Leagues? An Analysis of the Sport-Based Approach to Economic Redevelopment in Las Vegas. Sport in Society (Jul 2021):

Cintron, Alicia M., Levine, Jeffrey, and McCray, Kristy L., Preventing Sexual Violence On Campus: Conducting Background Checks On Student-Athletes. Athletic Director U (Sep 2020):

Cintron, Alicia M., Levine, Jeffrey, and McCray, Kristy L., Preventing sexual violence on college campuses: An investigation of current practices of conducting background checks on student athletes. Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport 30 (Jan 2020): 41-62.

Levine, Jeffrey, Cintron, Alicia M., and McCray, Kristy L., Legal Implications of Conducting Background Checks on Intercollegiate Student Athletes. Marquette Sports Law Review (Sep 2019):

Levine, Jeffrey, Gunn, Ian I., and Moorman, Anita M., Peterson, Brady, and Elliot: Analyzing “the Trilogy” in Light of the NFL Commissioner’s Discipline Authority. Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport 29 (Aug 2019): 223-254.

Staurowsky, Ellen J., Menaker, Brian E., and Levine, Jeffrey, California Judge Rules NCAA’s Show-Cause Order Violates State Law. Sports Litigation Alert 15 (Oct 2018): 18-24.

Hanna, Chris D., Levine, Jeffrey, and Moorman, Anita M., Whistleblower protection in college sports. Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport 27 (Jan 2018): 209-226.

Svensson, Per G., and Levine, Jeffrey, Rethinking Sport-for-Development: The Capability Approach. Sport in Society 20 (Jan 2017): 905-923.

Cintron, Alicia M., Levine, Jeffrey, and Hambrick, Marion E., A case study of the National Hockey League: The question of expansion. Case Studies in Sport Management 5 (Jan 2016): 17-23.

Levine, Jeffrey, Trademark court gives sport marketers cause for paws: Wolfskin v. New Millennium. Sport Marketing Quarterly 25 (Mar 2016): 59 - 61.

Kobritz, Jordan I., and Levine, Jeffrey, Armageddon II: An analysis of the issues surrounding the NHL lockout. American Journal of Management 13 (Jan 2013): 53 - 65.

Levine, Jeffrey, The show cause penalty and the NCAA scope of power. Arizona State Sports and Entertainment Law Journal 3 (Jan 2013): 521 - 539.

Presented Research

Levine, Jeffrey, Darvin, Lindsey, Moorman, Anita M., and Wells, Janelle, Professors examine esports and Title IX at SRLA…, Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference: Atlanta, GA, (Feb 2022):

Levine, Jeffrey, Inducement of Excitement:Marketing and Promotional Liability for Aggressive Behavior by Fans, Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference: Atlanta, GA, (Feb 2022):

Levine, Jeffrey, Theorizing a legal right to youth sport, recrea…, Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference: Online, (Mar 2021):

Levine, Jeffrey, In search of best practices: A comparative policy analysis between the United States’ National Youth Sports Strategy and the youth sport policy of Nordic Nations, European Association for Sport Management Conference: Online, (Sep 2020):

Levine, Jeffrey, Jones, Gareth J., and Goldsmith, Andrew, Maximizing the effectiveness of community sport, recreation, and play assets: Understanding criminal incidents and permitting as barriers to public accessibility, Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference: Louisville, KY, (Mar 2020):

Levine, Jeffrey, and Cintron, Alicia M., Conducting background checks on student athletes: Legal implications and policy recommendations, Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference: San Antonio, TX, (Mar 2018):

Chapters

Levine, Jeffrey, “Bountygate Scandal: The New Orleans Saints..” Corruption and Scandal in American Sport, Ed. J. Sanderson . Santa Barbara: ABL-CIO, (Forthcoming)

Education

BA Sport Management and Communications - University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI USA 2004
JD Sports Law - Tulane University Law School New Orleans, LA USA 2008
PhD Sport Management - University of Louisville Louisville, KY USA 2018

Awards

2020 Lori K. Miller Sport and Recreation Law Association Young Professional Award (Sport and Recreation Law Association)
2020 SRLA Fellow (Sport and Recreation Law Association)

Service

Journal of Legal Aspects of Sports – Member (2021–Present)
Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics – Member (2018–Present)
Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport – Member (2019)