Drew Pickett

Drew Pickett

Assistant Professor

KINESIOLOGY AND SPORT MANAGEMENT (KSM)

SCSC A311H

Phone: (605) 658-5552

Email: Drew.Pickett@usd.edu

Bio:

Drew Pickett (Ph.D., Texas A&M University) is an Assistant Professor of Sport Management at the University of South Dakota. His research interests are generally related to organizational behavior, with an emphasis on management strategies for creating more inclusive sport and physical activity spaces.


Teaching Interests:

Sport Management; Diversity & Inclusion; Organizational Behavior; Budgeting & Finance; Legal Aspects of Sport Management


Research Interests:

Organizational Behavior in Sport; Diversity & Inclusion; Physical Activity for Health and Wellness; Sport Marketing; Statistics/ Quantitative Methods


Education:

  • Ph D, Kinesiology- Sport Management, Texas A&M University, 2016
  • MS, Education- Sport Administration, University of Miami, 2012
  • BA, Political Science- International Relations, University of Florida, 2010

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Safe Zone Training , USD Office for Diversity & Community
  • Strategies for Improvement: Quality Scorecard, Online Learning Consortium
  • Essentials of Web-Based Teaching (Pt. 1), Online Learning Consortium
  • Human Subjects Research, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)
  • Special Olympics Protective Behaviors Certification, Special Olympics- South Dakota

Grants:

  • Athlete endorsers in (potentially) misleading weight loss advertisements: Examining effects on believability, recall, and purchase intentions., School of Education Research Center (SERC). (2018 - 2019)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Pickett, Andrew, and Cunningham, George B.. Body weight stigma in physical activity settings, 21-29. Vol. 33, Iss. 1. American Journal of Health Studies, 2018.
  • Kwon, Mizzo, Pickett, Andrew, Lee, Yunsoo, and Lee, Seungjong. Neighborhood Physical Environments, Recreational Wellbeing, and Psychological Health. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2018. (DOI: 10.1007/s11482-018-9591-6)
  • Pickett, Andrew, and Cunningham, George B.. The fat leading the thin: Relative body size, physical activity identification, and behavioral intentions, 1-12. Vol. 10, Iss. 1. Urbana, IL: Journal of Applied Sport Management, 2018. (DOI: 10.18666/JASM-2018-V10-I1-8290)
  • Valdez, Danny, Pickett, Andrew, and Goodson, Patricia. Topic Modeling: Latent Semantic Analysis for the Social Sciences. Norman, OK: Social Science Quarterly, 2018. (DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12528)
  • Cunningham, George B., and Pickett, Andrew. Trans Prejudice in Sport: Differences from LGB Prejudice, the Influence of Gender, and Changes over Time, 220-227. Vol. 78, Iss. 3-4. Sex Roles, 2018. (DOI: 10.1007/s11199-017-0791-6)
  • Pickett, Andrew, Valdez, Danny, and Barry, Adam E.. Psychometrics matter in Health Behavior: A long-term reliability generalization study., 544-552. Vol. 45, Iss. 5. American Journal of Health Behavior, 2017. (DOI: 10.5993/AJHB.41.5.3)
  • Pickett, Andrew, and Cunningham, George B.. Creating inclusive physical activity spaces: The case of body positive yoga., 329-338. Vol. 88, Iss. 3. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2017. (DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2017.1335851)
  • Pickett, Andrew, and Cunningham, George B.. Physical Activity for Every Body: A Conceptual Model for Creating Body Diverse Exercise Spaces, 19-36. Vol. 69, Iss. 1. Quest, 2017. (DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2016.1145129)
  • Smith, Natalie, Cohen, Adam, and Pickett, Andrew. Exploring the motivations and outcomes of long-term international sport-for-development volunteering for American Millennials., 299-316. Vol. 19, Iss. 3-4. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/14775085.2016.1143865)
  • Pickett, Andrew, Goldsmith, Andrew G., Damon, Zack J., and Walker, Matthew. The Influence of Sense of Community on the Perceived Value of Physical Activity: A Cross- Context Analysis, 199-214. Vol. 38, Iss. 3. Leisure Sciences, 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2015.1090360)
  • Cunningham, George B., Pickett, Andrew, Melton, E. Nicole, Lee, Woojun, and Miner, Kathi. Free to be me: Psychological safety and expression of sexual orientation personal identity. In Routledge handbook of sport, gender and sexuality, edited by J. Hagreaves & E. Anderson, 406-415. New York, NY: Routledge, 2014.

Awards and Honors:

  • Faculty Excellence Award for Research, School of Education, University of South Dakota, 2018
  • Bob Armstrong Award for Graduate Research, Texas A&M University, Dept. of Health & Kinesiology, 2017
  • Nominee, Faculty Excellence Award for Research, School of Education, University of South Dakota, 2017
  • Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching, Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University, 2016
  • Finalist, Vice President for Research- Excellence in Research Award, Student Research Week, Texas A&M University, 2016
  • Honor Graduate: Doctoral Degree, Division of Sport Management, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, 2016
  • Runner-Up, Doctoral Student Research Competition, North American Society for Sport Management, 2016
  • Dr. Harry Mallios Award for Outstanding Graduate Studies in Sport Administration, University of Miami, 2012
  • Etheridge Family Scholarship for International Studies, University of Florida, 2009

Presentations:

  • Pickett, Andrew. Athlete endorsers in (potentially) misleading weight loss advertisements: Examining effects on believability, recall, and purchase intentions.. Presented at the Global Sport Business Association Conference, Cozumel, Mexico. (2019)
  • Damon, Zachary J., Pickett, Andrew. Leading diversity in sport organizations: Perspectives of managers. Presented at the Global Sport Business Association Conference, Cozumel, Mexico. (2019)
  • Pickett, Andrew, Wells, Janelle E., Newell, Emily M., McCray, Kristy L., Walker, Matthew. Breaking down silos: A professional development workshop on methodological diversity in sport management research. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada. (June 2018)
  • Pickett, Andrew. Signaling body inclusion: An experimental study of weight-loss and health messaging in physical activity. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada. (June 2018)
  • Pickett, Andrew, Valdez, Danny. How far we've come: A latent semantic analysis of the first five years of the Global Sport Business Journal.. Presented at the Global Sport Business Association Conference, Cozumel, Mexico. (March 2018)
  • Pickett, Andrew. "Gay fat, straight skinny": Intersectional invisibility and the paradoxes of body image, sport culture, and health among gay men.. Presented at the Global Sport Business Association Conference, Cozumel, Mexico. (March 2018)
  • Valdez, Danny, Pickett, Andrew, Barry, Adam E.. The variability of Cronbach's alpha in health behavior research: A reliability generalization trend analysis. Presented at the American Academy of Health Behavior Conference, Portland, OR. (2018)
  • Pickett, Andrew. If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, again: Rejection and resilience in academic writing.. Presented at the Promoting Outstanding Writing for Excellence in Research (POWER) 10th Anniversary Conference, College Station, TX. (2018)
  • Pickett, Andrew. Social isolation, sense of community, and health effects for families and caregivers of Special Olympic Athletes.. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Denver, CO. (June 2017)
  • Pickett, Andrew. Special Olympic Volunteering Assignment.. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Denver, CO. (June 2017)
  • Hayduk III, Theodore M., Pickett, Andrew. Topic Models in Sport Management.. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Denver, CO. (June 2017)
  • Brison, Natasha T., Pickett, Andrew. Losing weight with Charles and Dan: Examining potential liability for deceptive athlete endorsement claims in weight-loss advertisements.. Presented at the Sport & Recreation Law Conference, Las Vegas, NV. (March 2017)
  • Pickett, Andrew, Brison, Natasha T.. Lose like a man: Effects of athlete endorsement in male-targeted weight loss advertising.. Presented at the Global Sport Business Association Conference, Cozumel, Mexico. (February 2017)
  • Damon, Zachary J., James, Eric, Pickett, Andrew, Walker, Matthew. One collar, two collar. White collar, blue collar. A study on workplace wellness, leadership, and organizational culture.. Presented at the Global Sport Business Association Conference, Cozumel, Mexico. (February 2017)