Cheryl Mallen, EdD

Associate Professor, Sport Management

Office: STH 443
905 688 5550 x3036

Cheryl Mallen, Ed.D. STH 454 Dr. Mallen researches sport facility and event management, along with environmental sustainability (ES) performance. She has generated an ES measurement tool for sport events, examined best practices, challenges, trends and interpretations of ES by the International Olympic Committee, studied sport facility renewable energy and developed a framework for debating the future of ES in sport. Her research manuscripts can be found in a variety of sport management journals.

  • Sport and environmental sustainability
  • Sport ethics and new technologies

Text Books

Mallen, C., & Adams, L. (Eds). (2017). Event management for sport, recreation and tourism: Theoretical and practical dimensions. (3rd Ed.). New York: Routledge.

Dingle, G., & Mallen, C. (September, 2017). Sport-environmental sustainability (Sport-ES) education. In B. McCullough (Ed.). Routledge Handbook on Sport, Sustainability, and the Environment. York: Routledge.

Mallen, C. (2017). Robustness of the sport and environmental sustainability literature: Where to go from here? In B. McCullough (Ed.). Handbook on Sport, Sustainability, and the Environment. York: Routledge.

Mallen, C., Chard, C., Mansurov, A., & Keogh. (2017). Chapter 22: Design policies and strategies to safeguard, conserve and reclaim water resources at sport facilities. In S. Chadwick, J. Beech, & D. Arthus (eds.). International Cases in the Business of Sport. (2nd Ed.). London: Elsevier.

Mallen, C., Chard, C. Keogh, C., & Mansurov, A. (2015). Chapter 15: Preparing environmentally friendly events. In M. Phahl & J. Casper (Eds.). Sport and the Natural Environment. New York: Routledge Press.

Mallen, C., & Chard, C. (2014). Chapter 10: Sustainable event management. In J. Beech, S. Kaiser & R. Kaspar (Eds.). The Business of Events Management. Harlow/Essex, UK: Pearson Education.

Mallen, C., Bradish, C., & Wolff, E. (2013). Chapter 4: Teaching ‘CSR in Sport’ in sports management programs worldwide. In K. Babiak, J. Paramio and G. Walters (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Corporate Social Responsibility.



Mallen, C., & Dingle, G. (2017). Climate change and community grass-based sport fields. International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, 13(2), 45-59.

Mallen, C. (2016). Building the Future by Examining Past Research on Sport and Performance Enhancements. Journal of Sport and Health, 7(2), 1-31.

Mallen, C. & Mansurov, A. (2015). Sport sponsorship and the legalized Canadian marihuana industry. Journal of Sports Management and Commercialization, 5(2), 1-15.

Mallen, C. (2015). Sport ethics: Bionic vision technology and sport events., 1(2), 1-15.

Keogh, C., Mallen, C., Chard, C., & Hyatt, C. (2014). Greener Golf Operations: Comparative Case Study of Ontario Golf Courses Engaged in Environmental Sustainability Initiatives. Management and Organization Studies, 1(2), 100-122.

Mansurov, A., & Mallen, C. (2014). Sport ethics: Frameworks to guide sport managers navigating 21st century issues.

Mallen, C. (2014). Sport ethics: The juxtaposition of honourable acts and cheating in sport.

Mallen, C. (2014). Sport ethics: It’s time to take blood doping off the sport prohibited list of methods.

Chard, C., & Mallen, C., (2013). Renewable Energy Initiatives at Canadian Sport Stadiums: A Content Analysis of Web-Site Communications. Sustainability, 5(12), 5119-5134.

Mallen, C., Chard, C., & Adams, L. (2013). A water resource sustainability best practice at a sport facility: A case study., 1, 1-10.

Chard, C., Mallen, C., & Bradish, C. (2013). The Responsibilities of Olympic Sponsors? BP and the London 2012 Olympic Games. Case Studies in Sport Management, 2, 1-7.

Mallen, C., Chard, C., Adams, L.,& McRoberts, S. (2013). Congruence in sport event environmental policy, formulated strategy and implementation. The International Journal of Sustainability Policy and Practice, 8(2), 1-11. ISBN 2325-1166.

Mallen, C., Chard, C., & Sime, I. (2013). Web Communications of Environmental Sustainability Initiatives at Sport Facilities Hosting Major League Soccer. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 3(3), 115-130.

Chard, C., Mallen, C., & Bradish, C. (2013) Marketing and environmental sustainability in the sport sector: Developing a research agenda for action. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 3(1), 33-44.