Ryan Vooris earned his
Ryan’s research focuses on new and emerging media and technology, with a special focus on social media. He also studies online disinhibition, relationship marketing in the
Before returning to school to earn his
Originally from Herkimer, NY, Ryan is an avid reader and movie buff who lives in nearby Lansing, NY with his wife Teresa and their dog Charlotte. In his spare
Ph.D., Human Performance, emphasis in Sport Management, Indiana University
M.S., Kinesiology, emphasis in Sport Management, Indiana University
B.S., Sport Management, State University of New York at Cortland College
COR 101 – Introduction to Cortland
SPM 100 – Introduction to Computer Applications
SPM 275 - Foundations of Sport Management
SPM 287 - Fantasy Sports and Video Games
SPM 325 - Introduction to Sport Analytics
SPM 335 – Information Technology in Sport
SPM 346 - Social Media Operations in Sport
SPM 460 – Applied Sport Sales and Marketing
SPM 630 – Sport Media Management
SPM 635 - Information Technology in Sport
SPM 647 - Intercollegiate Athletics Management
SPM 650 – Research Methods in Sport Management
Peer Reviewed Publications
Vooris, R., Blaszka, M., & Barnett, S. (in press). Exploring the purchase intentions and usage patterns of wearable fitness trackers. Sociological Journal of Leisure.
Vooris, R., Lee, J. Y., Clavio, G., & Pedersen, P. M. (2018). From the driver’s seat: Fan expectations of IndyCar driver Twitter usage. International Journal of Motorsport Management, 6, 1-17.
Clavio, G. & Vooris, R. (2018). ESPN and the hostile media effect. Communication & Sport.
Vooris, R., Clavio, G., Williams, A., & Witkemper, C. (2018). Development of a scale for
Vooris, R., Fischer, K., Smith, C. M. L., & Achen, B. (2016). Generation multitasker: How millennials’ use second screens while watching televised sport. Global
Vooris, R., Smith, C.M.L., & Obeng, C. (2015). Reflections of two-screen users: How fans utilize information technology while watching sports. International Public Health Journal, 4(7).
Eagleman, A., Burch, L., & Vooris, R. (2014). A unified version of London 2012: New Media coverage of gender, nationality, and sport for Olympic consumers in six countries. Journal of
Clavio, G., Walsh, P., & Vooris, R. (2013). Social media utilization among drivers and PR professionals in a major racing series. International Journal of Motorsport Management, 2(1), Article 2.
Clavio, G., Smith, L., Vooris, R., Boehmer, J., & Frederick, E. (2017, April 2). A new horizon for social media research in
Vooris, R, Fischer, K., & Smith, C. M. L. (2017, February 28). The virtual room where it happens: Understanding anonymous social networking behavior at a major sporting event. Global
Vooris, R., Clavio, G., Pedersen, P., Williams, A., & Witkemper, C., (2016, November 4).Developing a Motivational Scale for
Achen, R. & Vooris, R. (2016, March 6). The road to the show: Exploring how MLB and MiLB team differ in their usage of Facebook. 2016 International Summit for Communication and Sport, Grand Rapids, MI.
Cryan, M., Kobritz, J. I., & Vooris, R. (2016, February 26). The carnage in MLB: Is it time to revisit the Baseball Rule? Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Vooris, R., Smith, M.A., Fischer, K., & Achen, R. (2016, February 21). The active audience comes alive: How fans are using mobile technologies while watching televised sport. 2015 Global
Vooris, R., Bowles, J., & Clavio, G. (2015, March 15). Who
Vooris, R. & Clavio, G. (2015, March 15). Demographics and usage patterns of NBA fans on Reddit. 2015 Summit on Communication and Sport, Charlotte, NC.
Vooris, R., Smith, C.M.L., Obeng, C., & Clavio, G. (2015, February 7). Reflections of two-screen users: How fans utilize information technology while watching sports. 2015 Global
Wright, B. K, & Vooris, R. (2015, February 7). The utilization of social networking sites by professional sports teams: Prevalence of relationship marketing. 2015 Global
Vooris, R. (2014, June 1) Teaching through self-promotion on social media: The 30 for 30 class assignment. Teaching and Learning Fair at the 2014 North American Society for
Smith, C.M.L., Vooris, R., Clavio, G. (advisor) & Sailes, G. (advisor). (2014, May 30). A qualitative analysis of the features of National Football League official Pinterest accounts. 2014 North American Society for
Vooris, R., Lee, J.Y., & Clavio, G. (advisor). (2014, May 30). From the driver’s seat: Fan expectations of IndyCar driver Twitter usage. 2014 North American Society for
Kozman, C., Vooris, R., Clavio, G. (advisor) & Major, L.H. (advisor). (2014, March 15). A
Vooris, R., & Clavio, G. (in press). Scale development. In J.M. Matthes (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing.
Vooris, R. (2015). Media portrayals: Print. In M. Dodds & J. Reese Jr (Eds.), Sports Leadership: A Concise Reference Guide. Croton-on-Hudson, NY: Mission Bell Media.
Clavio, G., Bowles, J., Vooris, R., & Pedersen, P.M. (2013). The integration of social media and sport: Perspectives and examples from the United States. In A. Hebbel-Seeger & T. Horky (Eds.), International Symposium on Sport & Economics: Sports, Journalism, & Social Media (pp. 59-72). Aachen, Germany: Meyer & Meyer-Verlag.