Su Jara-Pazmino earned her Bachelor in Arts degree from the University of Michigan (2002) where she was a student-athlete in the women’s basketball team (1998-2002). She earned her master degree in Sport and Entertainment Management (2015) at the University of South Carolina and she is currently working on her doctorate program in Sport and Entertainment Management at the same institution.

Su Jara-Pazmino is originally from Ecuador where she worked as an Athletic Director and basketball coach at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (2006-2013). Currently she is entering her first year at the University of West Georgia, in the Sport Management, Wellness, & Physical Education Department. Her research interests focus on the socialization process of student-athletes with a different culture and the socialization tactics use to aid the adjustment of the student-athletes.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Bachelor in Science, University of Michigan, 2002
  • M.S., Master in Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina, 2015
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • SPMG-2600 (Introduction Sport Management) Section: 01
    • SPMG-3661 (Sociology of Sport) Section: 01
    • SPMG-3661 (Sociology of Sport) Section: 02
  • Publication List

    Jara-Pazmino, E. S., Heere, B., Regan, T. H., Blake, C., & Southall, R. (2017). Coaches’ perception of organizational socialization process of international student-athletes and the effect of cultural distance: An exploratory Study. International Journal [View Publication]

    Jara-Pazmino, E. S., (2015) US collegiate athletics: International student-athletes recruiting process. (Master’s thesis). [View Publication]