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 Schoepher, Kristi   Name: Kristi Schoepfer
Title: Department Chair
Juris Doctorate, Marquette University Law School, 2001 National Sport Law Institute Certification, Marquette University Law School, 2001
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, University of Dayton, 1998
Office: 216-E West Center  
Phone: 803/323-4686
Sport Law, specifically Risk Management, Emergency Care, and Education Law issues related to sport management

Kristi L. Schoepfer, J.D. is an Associate Professor of Sport Law and Sport Management at Winthrop University. Prior to joining the faculty at Winthrop, Dr. Schoepfer was an Assistant Professor of Sport Law for five years at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, WI. Currently, Dr. Schoepfer teaches Risk Management in Sport, Sport Law, Research and Writing in Sport Management, Sport Ethics and Governance, and Introduction to Sport Management. Additionally, Dr. Schoepfer is very active in Winthrop's University College, teaching both Introduction to the Academy, The Human Experience and courses in the Leadership Studies Minor.

In addition to her teaching at Winthrop University, Dr. Schoepfer is a member of the Board of Advisors for the National Sport Law Institute, a former Board member of the Sport and Recreation Lawyers Association, an author in the leading Risk Management in Sport text book, as well as a national presenter on sport law issues. For her accomplishments in teaching, research and service, Dr. Schoepfer was awarded the 2009 Marquette University Law School Charles W. Mentkowski Sport Law Alumna of the Year award. Dr. Schoepfer resides in south Charlotte with her husband and two dogs.

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