Dr. Robert Mitchell Crocker
Dr. Robert Mitchell Crocker is Associate Dean and MBA Director in the Rusche College of Business at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He received his undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of South Alabama, and earned his Ph.D. from Auburn University. His research interests vary from managerial behaviors to employee performance outcomes. He looks for practical solutions to everyday problems.
Crocker, who enjoys travelling to tropical islands with his wife, is an avid scuba diver and PADI certified scuba instructor. His favorite dive destination is Roatan, Honduras. He has his own YouTube channel with many dive videos. He enjoys playing guitar, song writing, watching college football and college softball.
Dr. Justin BlountDr. Justin Blount has a BBA in Finance from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and a J.D. from the Baylor University School of Law. He is a licensed attorney in the states of Texas and Oklahoma, and teaches courses in Business Law and Business Ethics. His main research interests are in corporate governance and social responsibility, and he has published in top law journals in these areas.
Dr. Jason Reese
With varied experience in the sport and marketing industries, Dr. Jason Reese continues to spearhead SFA’s sports business program. Prior to joining the SFA faculty in 2014, Reese worked as an intercollegiate and interscholastic sports official, sales and marketing specialist at Round Rock Express — a Triple A affiliate of the Houston Astros at the time — and a consultant with Tejas Trails Running, Red Dirt Mud Run and more. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and his master’s and doctoral degrees in sport management from Texas A&M University. His research interests include pricing, marketing, consumer behavior and business cases.