Erica Zonder

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Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Associate Professor

Health Promotion and Human Performance

318 Porter

734.487.0454

[email protected]

Education

  • JD, University of Michigan
  • MS, Sport Management, Eastern Michigan University
  • BA, University of Michigan

Publications

  • Zonder, E.J. (2020, January 4). Review of Patty Berg: Pioneer Champion of Women's Golf by Kevin Kenny. Sport in American History Blog. Retrieved from http://www.ussporthistory.com
  • Zonder, E. J. (2019, August 2). Carroll College Golf Coach Claims Title IX Retaliation. Sport Litigation Alert. Volume 16, Issue 14. Hackney Publications.
  • McCoy, L. & Zonder, E. (2019, April 12). Title IX and the Duty to Report as a Term for Coaching Employment. Sport Litigation Alert. Volume 16, Issue 7. Hackney Publications.
  • Staurowsky, E.J., Zonder, E.J., and Riemer, B.A. (2017). So, what is Title IX? Assessing college athlete knowledge of the law. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal 25(1), 30–42.
  • Zonder, E. J. (2017, September 29). Former University of Delaware Head Volleyball Coach Claims Discrimination in Unlawful Termination Suit. Sport Litigation Alert. Volume 14, Issue 18. Hackney Publications
  • Flowers, C.L. and Zonder, E. J. (2017, February 3). Former Head Men’s Basketball Coach Claims Unlawful Termination Over Race-based Recruiting. Sport Litigation Alert. Volume 14, Issue 2. Hackney Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Houghton, E, Zonder, E.J., Riemer, B.A. & Christy, K. (2020, May). College Student Perceptions of Professional Development Through Sport Management Club Participation. Poster presented at the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Zonder, E.J., McCray, K.L. & Taylor, E.A. (2020, March). Serious Misconduct Rules and the NCAA: Keeping Sexual Violence Out of Sport. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • Riemer, B.A., Zonder, E.J. & Schumacher, J. (2020, February). Recognizing and Reporting Sexual Harassment: Does Training Make a Difference? Presented at the Global Sport Business Association (GSBA) Conference, Cozumel, Mexico.
  • Flowers, C.L. & Zonder, E.J. (2019, November). Unscrambling Title IX policy guidance: An examination of the current state of gender equity on college athletics. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Riemer, B.A., Zonder, E.J. & Schumacher, J. (2019, November). Sexual Harassment in the Sport Workplace: Athletic Trainers and the Link Between Education and Reporting. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Zonder, E.J., Struminger, A.H., Lewis, C., Schumacher, J. & Sweet, J. (2019, February/March). Teaching risk reduction by developing interdisciplinary, comprehensive, emergency action plans. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • McCoy, L. & Zonder, E.J. (2019, February/March). The duty to report: Changing college coaching contract language to include sexual assault. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • McCray, K. & Zonder, E.J. (2019, February/March). Title IX, the NCAA, and the Sixth Circuit: What recent developments mean for addressing sexual misconduct on campus. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Christy, K., Zonder, E.J., Houghton, E. & Riemer, B.A. (2019, February). Sport management clubs and their relationship to sport management student success. Poster presented at Applied Sport Management (ASMA) Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Taylor, E. & Zonder, E.J. (2018, November). What's in a title? Assistant/Associate Head Coaches in the NCAA. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Riemer, B.A. & Zonder, E.J. (2018, June). The use of Ted/Ted X talks in the classroom. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Riemer, B.A, Zonder, E.J. & Rode, C. (2018, March). Sport tourism and run Disney: An analysis of participant motivations through achievement goal orientations. Poster presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow (SEVT) Conference, Columbia, SC.
  • Zonder, E.J. and Riemer, B.A. (2018, March). Title VII and Sex Discrimination: A Remedy for College Coaches Facing Sexual Orientation Discrimination? To be presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference (SRLA), San Antonio, TX.
  • Zonder, E.J. and Flowers, C.L. (2017, November). From the basketball court to the courtroom: Beth Burns, SDSU, and Title IX. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) Conference, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
  • Zonder, E.J. and McCray, K. (2017, March). “Everything was chaotic”: Title IX and Florida State’s handling of the Jameis Winston case. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference (SRLA), Las Vegas, NV.
  • Zonder, E.J. and Riemer, B.A. (2016, November). Big league chew: Tobacco policy and the role model effect. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Zonder, E.J. and Christy, K. (2016, June). Division III athletic facilities and college choice factors. Poster presented at the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference, Orlando, FL. 
  • Zonder, E.J. (2016, February). The power of the commissioner and the “best interests of the game." Poster presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference (SRLA), New Orleans, LA.
  • Zonder, E.J. and Dane-Staples, E. (2015, November). No apps allowed: Legal ramifications regarding the usage of application technology in sports. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) Conference, Sante Fe, NM.
  • Staurowsky, E.J., Zonder, E.J., Riemer, B.A., and Mather, M (2015, April). College athlete perceptions of Title IX. Poster presented at the College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference on College Sport, Columbia, SC.

Courses

  • SMGT 201 Foundations of Sport Management
  • SMGT 363 Sport Risk Management
  • SMGT 445 Sport Economics and Finance
  • SMGT 493 Fieldwork in Sport Management I
  • SMGT 494 Fieldwork in Sport Management II
  • SMGT 495 Fieldwork in Sport Management III

Professional

Professor Zonder came to EMU in 2017 after four years at Adrian College where she taught classes in sports law, business law and facility management. She was also director of the undergraduate sport management program and co-creator of the masters in sport administration and leadership program. Zonder is actively involved with the Sport and Recreation Law Association, North American Society for Sport Sociology, and the North American Society for Sport Management, and has presented at numerous international conferences.

Scholarly/Research Interests

  • Title IX
  • Employment law issues
  • College athletics
  • Labor relations in professional sport