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Charles Parrish

Charles Parrish

Associate Professor

College of Business

School of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sport Management, and Hospitality and Tourism Management

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.8442
Office: 104F Forsyth Building


Dr. Parrish is an Associate Professor of Sport Management and serves as School Director for Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sport Management, and Hospitality and Tourism. He earned his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2014, M.S. from Georgia Southern University in 2007, and B.S. from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 2002. In 2020, he was selected for the WCU College of Business "Professor of Excellence" award.


  • Ph D, George Mason University
  • MS, Georgia Southern University
  • BSED, Armstrong Atlantic State University

Teaching Interests

Event Management <br>Venue Management<br>International Sport<br>Governance and Policy<br>Internship/Apprenticeship Supervision<br>Introduction to Sport Management

Research Interests

Sport venues as corporate/social event venues<br>International soccer <br>Talent migration<br>College athletics

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