Dr. Jeffrey Levine

Dr. Jeffrey Levine

Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology

Island Hall 359

(361) 825-3722


Jeffrey Levine graduated from the University of Michigan in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and Communications, received a Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School with a certificate in sports law in 2008, and is completing his doctorate in sport management at the University of Louisville, with an expertise in sport, law and policy. His primary research areas include (1) legal and policy aspects of sport; (2) sport for development and peace, and (3) emerging technologies in sport. In addition to law practice, Jeff has worked for organizations such as the Arizona Coyotes, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Dolphins, Fiesta Bowl Committee and the University of Michigan Athletic Department. Faculty stops include positions at Southern Illinois University, Northwestern University, Concordia University, and adjuncting at several law schools.

  • Assistant Professor
  • KINE 2314 – Sport Management
  • KINE 2330 – Promotion of Sport
  • KINE 3335 – Legal Issues in Sport
  • KINE 4309 – Finance Management in Sport

Course syllabus lookup

  • ABD – Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development (Sport Administration), University of Louisville
  • JD – (Sports Law), Tulane University Law School
  • BA – (Sport Management and Communications), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Levine, J. F. (2017). Exploring the Capabilities Approach in a Sport for Development and Peace Setting (unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

  • North American Society for Sport Management
  • Sport and Recreation Law Association
  • Sport Lawyers Association
  • USAID Learning Lab for Sport for Development and Peace
  • Member, the Human Development and Capability Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • United States Federal Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona
  • Sport, law, and policy
  • Sport for Development and Peace