Posts by Thilo

Ph.D. Student Position in Sport Business at Temple University

Research Focus Sport Business

The Ph.D. program is structured in conjunction with the Fox School of Business and is AACSB accredited. Temple University is a Research 1 school; STHM is one of the top sport management programs; and the Fox School of Business has a strong reputation. Students join a highly productive department with a strong research focus and successful track…

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BIAS AND SPORT BETTING: WHY YOU CAN’T ALWAYS COUNT ON YOUR FAVORITE TEAM

ON the verge - Fox School of Business Publication

BY: REBECCA NAGY https://www.fox.temple.edu/ontheverge/ “YOUR FAN IDENTITY MAKES YOU A WORSE GAMBLER,” SAYS THILO KUNKEL, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AT THE FOX SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND SCHOOL OF SPORT, TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (STHM). “THE MORE YOU IDENTIFY WITH YOUR FAVORITE TEAM, THE WORSE GAMBLER YOU ARE IF YOU BET ON THAT TEAM.” Kunkel claims that favoritism…

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Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Sport and Recreation Management

I have the great pleasure to chair the search for a new, awesome colleague starting August 2020. The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) is soliciting applicants for one (1) open rank tenure-track faculty position.  The position will be housed in the school’s Department of Sport and Recreation Management. The Department is comprised a…

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Comments on the Philadelphia 76ers Innovation Lab

I was recently interviewed by John George of the Philadelphia Business Journal about the 76ers Innovation lab. Below are my quotes that are featured in the article. Thilo Kunkel, an assistant professor of marketing and sport management at Temple University, is surprised more haven’t followed suit. “It makes sense for the 76ers,” Kunkel said. “They…

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