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Dean's Seminar



Michael Devlin

Dr. Michael Devlin
Assistant Professor | Journalism and Mass Communication


Why Sport Matters and The Pursuit of the Highly Identified Fan

This reception and Dean’s Seminar presentation honors Dr. Michael Devlin, 

Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication. 

This seminar introduces some deeper nuances of sport, demonstrating it is 

more than just a game, and concludes with Dr. Devlin’s pursuit to fully 

understand the modern day sports fan through integrated lenses of 

mass media, social identification, and psychology.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018 | Old Main, Room 320

Presentation: 5 - 6pm 

Reception: 6 - 7pm | Wine & Hors D’oeuvres