Kenneth Shropshire

Kenneth L. Shropshire, JD

David W. Hauck Professor Emeritus at the Wharton School; Professor Emeritus Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania; Senior Advisor to the Dean, Wharton Coalition for Equity and Opportunity (Wharton CEO)

Research Interests:Antitrust, contracts, negotiation and dispute resolution, the sports industry

About Kenneth

Kenneth L. Shropshire is the Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport and CEO of Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University. In 2017 he closed out a 30-year career as an endowed full professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was also director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative, professor of Africana Studies, and academic director of Wharton’s sports-focused executive education programs. He now holds the title of Wharton Professor Emeritus.

As a sports-industry leader he is former president of the Sports Lawyers Association, the largest such organization in the world, and also former program chair of the ABA Forum Committee, Sports Law Section. His views and insights on the sports industry can be heard weekly on SiriusXM’s Wharton Sports Business Show, which he co-hosts.

Professor Shropshire earned an undergraduate degree in economics from Stanford University and a law degree from Columbia University, and is a member of the California bar.

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