Timothy Kellison serves as Director of the Center for Sport and Urban Policy and is Affiliate Faculty in the Urban Studies Institute. His primary research interests are public policy and sport and sustainability. The unifying theme of his scholarship is the study of the ways in which sport organizations act as community leaders with respect to various sociopolitical issues. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, and European Sport Management Quarterly. Additionally, his research has been referenced in The New York Times, National Public Radio, Australian Broadcasting Corporation News, ESPN The Magazine, and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In 2017, he was named to the Fulbright Specialist roster in urban planning. With Brian P. McCullough, he is coeditor of the Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment.