Halley Corbett


Halley Corbett

Halley lectures in the Institute of Sport Business and tutors in the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and on the Collaborative Project module.

Halley is in the final year of her PhD researching how universities have leveraged major sport events. Her teaching and research cover major sport events, stakeholder management, interorganisational relationships, leverage, legacy, sport for development, gender equity, sport media and marketing, and sport volunteer management.

Academic background

Halley earned a BSc in Kinesiology from San Diego State University, a Master of Business First Class Honours in Sport Management from Griffith University, and is currently working on a PhD in Philosophy.

Halley spent five years in Australia researching sport event volunteers, stakeholder management, and major sport event leverage and legacy.

Halley has experience lecturing and tutoring in organising and staging major sport events, event management, project management, human resource management and employment relations, innovation management, sport markets and industries, sport management theory and practice, funding, and sport media and marketing.

Current research and collaborations

Halley is in her final year of her PhD researching how universities have leveraged major sport events, specifically the Commonwealth Games, for legacy.

Halley has presented her research at international conferences and symposiums, including the European Association of Sport Management (EASM), Policy Scotland Legacy Research Network, and Beijing Sport University.

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