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Lisa Delpy Neirotti

Director, Master of Tourism Administration

Associate Professor of Sport Management

  • Department: Management
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  • Phone: (202) 994-6623
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  • Office: Funger Hall, Suite 301 • 2201 G St. NW • Washington, DC • 20052
  • PhD, University of New Mexico, 1991
  • MS, George Mason University, 1988
  • BA, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1985


  • Fulbright Specialist
  • Top 25 Innovators and Influencers in Sport
  • GW School of Business Board of Advisors Faculty Award
  • Sports Tourism Innovator Award
  • Outstanding Leadership and Service Award for International Special Events Society

Books and Articles

Graham, S., Neirotti, L, and Goldblatt, J. The Ultimate Guide to Sports Marketing. McGraw-Hill, Chicago, IL, 2001.

Delpy Neirotti, L. The Globalization of Sport. Power, Politics, Problems, and Policy in Sport, Lee, J. (edited), Carolina Academic Press of Durham, NC, 2015.

Delpy Neirotti, L. The Olympic Movement. Power, Politics, Problems, and Policy in Sport, Lee, J. (edited), Carolina Academic Press of Durham, NC, 2015.

Teed, K. & Neirotti, L. The Marketing of a NHL Hockey Team. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2008, Vol. 8  , No. 1.

Elliott, S. & Neriotti, L. Challenges of Tourism in a Dynamic Island Destination: The Case of Cuba, Tourism Geographies, 2008, Vol. 10, No. 4.

Neirotti, L. & Hilliard, T., Impact of Olympic Spectator Safety Perception and Security Concerns on Travel Decisions, Tourism Review International, 2006, Vol. 10, No. 3, 269-284.

Delpy, L., Bosetti, H., Teed, K.,. Motivation to Attend the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 39, No. 3, February 2001

Caskey, R., & Delpy, L. An Examination of Sport Websites and the Opinion of Web Employees Toward the Use and Viability of the World Wide Web as a Profitable Sports Marketing Tool. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 1999, Vol. 8, No. 2.

Delpy, L. & Li, M. The Art and Science of Conducting Economic Impact Studies. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 3.

Delpy, L. Sport Management and Marketing via the World Wide Web. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 1998, Volume 7, Number 1.

Delpy, L.  An overview of sport tourism: Building towards a dimensional framework. Journal of Vacation Marketing, January 1998, Vol. 4, No. 1.

Professional Activities

  • Women in Sports and Events (WISE) – President Washington, DC Chapter
  • Masters Executive Management of Olympic Sport Organizations (MEMOS) – Professor
  • Sports Travel Magazine – Editorial Board
  • GW Green Sports Scorecard
  • GW Sport Philanthropy Certificate
  • SOS Outreach Board of Directors
  • National Association of Sports Commissions