Cory Hillman

Dr. Cory Hillman

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Building: 
Center for the Arts
Office Number: 
335
Phone: 
419.289.5748

Bio

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 2018 after spending the last six years as a faculty member at Central Michigan University
  • Research addresses how the commercialization of sports is impacting the relationship between fans and sports, the daily fantasy sports industry and its impact on sporting culture, as well as sports video games
  • Work has appeared in the Communication and Sport Journal, various edited sports anthologies, and his book American Sports in an Age of Consumption: How Commercialization Has Changed the Game was published in 2016
  • Played baseball for four years at Saginaw Valley State University, and worked as a Scout.com writer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, as well as training camp security for the Detroit Lions

Education

Bowling Green State University, Ph.D. in Media & Communication Studies
Grand Valley State University, M.A. in Communication
Saginaw Valley State University, B.A. in English

Events

Sep
23
Tickets for the 44th Annual Madrigal Feaste go on sale...Read more
Sep
28
The 1st Annual Ashland University Festival of Bands to be...Read more
Oct
1
Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy...Read more
Oct
10
Lab-to-Marketplace talk by Melissa Bailey OD PhD, Associate Professor of...Read more
Oct
11
By Arthur Miller | Adapted from Henrik Ibsen's play Directed...Read more