Sean Baldwin

Assistant Professor,  College of Hospitality Management

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Assistant Professor Baldwin completed his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies with an emphasis in Sport Management from Concordia University in Chicago. He earned his master’s degree in Parks, Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management from North Carolina State University and bachelor’s degree in Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies from North Carolina Central University.

Baldwin has more than 9 years of experience in education (public and private). He has served as an adjunct professor at Johnson C. Smith University and Queens University of Charlotte. He also worked for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, most recently as a CTE Business Education Teacher at West Mecklenburg High School. He currently holds a Professional Educator License (PEL) in Business and Information Technology for the State of North Carolina’s Department of Public Instruction. His research includes:

  • Servant leadership in higher education
  • Academic support in college athletics
  • Closing achievement gaps in urban school districts
  • The black experience in the United States
  • Human capital development
  • Diversity in professional and college sports