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Jessica Richards

Lecturer Sport Business Management, Western Sydney University

Jessica is currently a lecturer at Western Sydney University in the School of Business.

Her research interests broadly focus on sport and gender, with a particular emphasis on sport fandom and fan engagement. Jessica was awarded her PhD in May 2017 - a study which focused on fan engagement of Everton Football Club fans. Her research areas now focus on women's sport, fan culture and stadium relocation/redesign.

Jessica has both lectured and coordinated units in the field of sport sociology and sport management.


  • –present
    Lecturer Sport Business Management , Western Sydney University


  • 2016 
    The University of Sydney , PhD