Marshall Magnusen, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sport Management, teaching in the School of Education's Graduate Sport Management Program. Magnusen also serves as a faculty advisor to the Baylor Sport Management Association.

As a scholar, Magnusen writes primarily in the areas of organizational behavior and human resource management, with particular consideration being given to the areas of recruiting and personnel selection, leadership, social effectiveness, and organizational politics. He is the author of numerous articles published in such journals as the Journal of Management, European Sport Management Quarterly, International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Decision and Managerial Economics, Sport Management Review, Journal of Sport Management, Career Development International, Journal of Applied Sport Management, International Journal of Sport Psychology, and the International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching.

To date, he has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters and has made over 50 presentations at national and international conferences. His current h-index is 18 and his i10-index is 23. Although Magnusen is primarily a quantitative researcher, he has experience in qualitative methods as well. He is an Oral History Research Fellow at Baylor University, having received research grants from Baylor’s Institute for Oral History in 2012 and 2015.

Magnusen is formerly an Associate Editor of the Sport Management Education Journal. Currently, he is the Editor of the Journal of Applied Sport Management and the President of the Applied Sport Management Association (ASMA). He serves as an editorial board member for the Journal of Amateur Sport and the Journal of Global Sport Management. Additionally, he served as a co-editor for a 2016 special issue of the Journal of Applied Sport Management entitled, “The Political Arena: Power and Political Behavior in Sport Organizations.”

Baylor University’s Department of Athletics has recognized Dr. Magnusen as an exceptional teacher on more than one occasion. He received Outstanding Professor awards from the Athletics Department in 2014 and 2016.