Sean Baldwin

Assistant Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2018

Professor Sean Baldwin

Contact Info


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 a decade of experience in secondary and higher education. 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, Mallard Creek High School and Garinger 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, equity and inclusion in professional and college sports


  • Ph.D., Concordia University
  • M.P.R.T., North Carolina State University
  • B.S., North Carolina Central University

I earned my Ph.D. in Leadership Studies with a research focus on sports leadership, servant leadership and academic support in college athletics.


  • SEE3060 Concert and Event Production
  • SEE4050 International Sports, Entertainment, Event and Venue Management