A-Z Index

Dr. Guangzhou Chen

Dr. Guangzhou Chen



207 Martindale



Follow On

Joined Northwest in 2022

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Recreation, Sport and Tourism (Sport Management); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S. Urban and Economic Geography (Human Geography and Planning); Utrecht University, the Netherlands
  • B.S. Tourism Management; Beijing International Studies University, China

Courses Taught

  • Field Experience in Sport Management
  • Leisure and Society
  • Recreation Sports Management
  • Recreation Operations Management

Academic Interests

  • Event leveraging
  • Social aspects of sport events
  • Community development

Scholarly Activity

  • Woolf, J., Chen, G., Haugen, M., & Welty Peachey, J. (2022). Role conflict of Chinese student-athletes: The distinct challenges they face and the implications for collegiate administrators. Journal of Global Sport Management. 1-19.
  • Chen, G., Kerins, A., & Liechty, T. (2021). Exploring roller derby skaters’ progression into sport. International Journal of Sociology of Leisure.
  • Chen, G., Welty Peachey, J., Stodolska, M., Hooimeijer, P., & Lin, Y. (2021). Governing adaptation strategies of winter tourism destinations in the context of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Tourism Review International, 25(1), 1-17.
  • Son, J., Chen, G., Liechty, T., Janke, M., West, S., Wong, J., & Naar, J. (2021). The role of facilitators in the constraint negotiation of leisure-time physical activity. Leisure Sciences, 1-20.