Prof McNary joined the University of Miami faculty in August 2017. Prior to joining the Sport Administration faculty, she was at Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) where she taught in the Sport Marketing and Management program. After receiving her doctorate degree at IUB, she worked at two different universities in St. Louis, MO (USA) where she had the opportunity to teach a variety of courses and work with numerous sports organizations.
She also has several years of experience in campus recreation at Arizona State University and University of Texas-San Antonio as well as five years of experience working for a national physical activity and fitness awards program.
Her focus of research is to explore sport management pedagogy. Prof McNary also examines the promotion of and ethics in youth sport communication as well as marketing, advertising, and promotion of youth and marginalized athletes. In the past, she has also researched media portrayals and historic media coverage of youth, women, and minorities in sport.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, visiting family and friends, watching movies, and trying new restaurants. She is also a certified yoga instructor and enjoys working out and golfing.
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