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Professor Russell Hoye Pro Vice-Chancellor (Res Development), DVC (Research) Office

Russ Hoye is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Development) and Director of La Trobe Sport, having previously served as Director of the Centre for Sport and Social Impact and Director of the Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Research Focus Area at La Trobe University. His research interests are in corporate governance, public policy, volunteer management and the impact of sport on individuals and society. He has been chief investigator on three Australian Research Council grants and a Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant. His most recent funded research projects include assessing the social value of community sport organisations, player welfare and development in the Australian Football League, and the role of social capital in determining the capacity of community sport organisations.

He has published in the Journal of Sport Management; Sport Management Review; European Sport Management Quarterly; International Review for the Sociology of Sport; International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics; Sport in Society; Managing Leisure; Journal of the American Medical Association; British Journal of Management; Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources; Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly; Nonprofit Management and Leadership; Public Management Review; Australian Journal on Volunteering; Journal of Sociology; Journal of Social Service Research; Event Management, and other journals. Russ has published seven books with colleagues, is the on the editorial board for several journals and book series.
Russ has completed research projects with more than 50 sport, government and non-profit organisations including the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Football League, Netball Australia, Bowls Australia, Sport and Recreation Victoria, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and many of Victoria's state sport associations. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


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