Stacey Hall PhD MBA

Associate Professor, Sport Management

Associate Director for National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4)

Education

PhD Human Performance, Sport Administration, The University
of Southern Mississippi (2006)

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), USM (2003)

B.S. in Business Administration, Management Minor, USM
(2001)

Biography

Dr. Stacey Hall is the Associate Director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and an Associate Professor of Sport Management at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM).

Dr. Hall’s expertise is in the area of sport safety and security management. She has published in leading international sport management, homeland security, and emergency management journals and has co-authored two textbooks – Global Sport Facility Operations Management and Security Management for Sports and Special Events. Additionally, she has been invited to publish in national magazines such as Athletic Management, Athletic Administration, and Security Magazine. Dr. Hall has been referred to as one of the nation’s leading experts in sport security with interviews in USA Today, ESPN the Magazine, CBS New York, and also appeared on a live national broadcast of ESPN Outside the Lines. Dr. Hall was one of 150 experts from across the globe invited to attend the first International Sport Security Conference in Doha, Qatar (2011). Dr. Hall has presented at international and national conferences, and conducted invited presentations for U.S. federal and state agencies, college athletic conferences, and professional sport leagues, including Major League Soccer (MLS).

Dr. Hall has been the principal investigator on external grant awards in excess of $4M. Funded projects included awards from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop risk management curriculum for sport security personnel at NCAA institutions, conduct risk assessments at college sport stadia, and develop training programs for sport venue staff. Dr. Hall has
also been involved in several service projects including the development of a  risk assessment tool for U.S. sport stadia in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security and International Association of Venue Managers; development of a disaster mitigation plan post-Katrina for the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority; and development of a sport safety and security system for a K-12 school district in Houston, TX.

Dr. Hall teaches undergraduate and graduate sport management ourses in economics, law, finance, and security. She developed a graduate level emphasis area in sport security management for the Master’s program at Southern Miss. Dr. Hall also developed a professional certificate program in sport security and currently serves as program director. Dr. Hall has completed threat/risk assessment training through the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center; terrorist bombing training through New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials and Testing Center; and special events contingency planning for public safety agencies training through the FEMA Emergency Management Institute.

A competitive soccer player, Hall was team captain for the Northern Ireland International Soccer Team. She retired in 2008. Hall now resides in Hattiesburg, MS.

Publications

Books

Hall, S., Cooper, W.E., Marciani, L., & McGee, J.A. (2012). Security Management for Sports and Special Events – An Interagency Approach. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Schwarz, E. C., Hall, S., & Shibli, S. (2010). Sport Facility Operations Management: A Global Perspective. Oxford, United Kingdom: Butterworth-Heinemann Business Books.

Book Chapters

Hall, S. (In press). Sport Venue Emergency Planning. In Fagel, M. (Ed.), Emergency Management: Perspectives on Emerging Preparedness Challenges. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Hall, S. (2011). Control for Safety of Fans/Athletes/Volunteers. In L.E. Swayne & J.G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc.

Refereed Publications

Allen, B, & Hall, S. (In review). Continuity of operations planning (COOP) preparedness of NCAA Division I athletic departments. Submitted to: International Journal of Sport Management.

Hall, S. (In press). Development of a national risk management training program for college sport event security command groups. Journal of Emergency Management.

Cottingham, M., Phillips, D., Hall, S., Gearity, B., & Carroll, M. (In press). Application of the Motivation Scale for Disability Sport Consumption: An Examination of Intended Future Consumption Behavior of Collegiate Wheelchair Basketball Spectators. Journal of Sport.

Hall, S., Cooper, W.E., Marciani, L., & Cieslak, T. J. (In press). Assessing the effectiveness of a national sport event risk management training program for college command groups. International Journal of Sport Management.

Hall, S., Byon, K., & Baker, T. (In press). Managing the threat of terrorism in sport: A Performance and Importance Analysis (IPA) of safety and security preparedness for NCAA sport facilities. International Journal of Sport Management.

Cieslak, T. J., & Hall, S. (2013). Standardization of match day security for Australian football stadia. International Journal of Sport Management, 14(2), 1-16.

Cottingham, M.P., Chatfield, S.L., Gearity, B.T., Allen, J.T., & Hall, S. (2012). Wheelchair rugby spectators and points of attachment. International Journal of Sport Management, 13(2), 160-172.

Hall, S., Fos, P., Marciani, L., & Zhang, L. (2011). Multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) application in evaluating protective security measures for major sport events. International Journal of Sport Management, 12(2), 191-207.

Martin, C., Miller, L., Elsisi, R., Bowers, A. & Hall, S. (2011). An analysis of collegiate athletic marketing strategies and evaluation processes. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 4, 42-54.

Hall, S., Cieslak, T., Marciani, L., Cooper, W.E., & McGee, J.A. (2010). Protective security measures for major sport events: A baseline standard. Journal of Emergency Management, 8(1), 47-55.

Hall, S., Gibson, A., & Martin, C. (2010). Job satisfaction of NCAA DI-A collegiate marketing directors. International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation, and Tourism, 6(a), 1-17.

Hall, S., Marciani, L., Cooper, W.E, & Phillips, J. (2010). Needs, concerns, and future challenges in security management of NCAA Division I football events: An intercollegiate facility management perspective. Journal of Venue and Event Management, 1(2), 1-16.

Hall, S. (2010). An examination of British sport security strategies, legislation, and risk management practices: Lessons learned from the English Football League. The Sport Journal, 13(2), 1-7.

Hall, S., Marciani, L., Phillips, D., & Cunningham, T. (2009). Spectator perceptions of security management at a National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) event. The Sport Journal, 12(1), 1-7.

Hall, S., Ward, R, Cunningham, T, & Marciani, L. (2008). Developing a new curriculum in sport security management. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 5(1), 1-10.

Hall, S., Marciani, L., & Cooper, W.E. (2008). Sport venue security: Planning and preparedness for terrorist-related incidents. Sport Management and Related Topics Journal, 4(2), 6-15

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Hall, S., Marciani, L., & Cooper, W.E. (2008). Emergency management and planning at major sports events. Journal of Emergency Management, 6(1), 43-47.

Hall, S., & Gibson, A. (2008, February). Interscholastic sport sponsorship: Following in the footsteps of professional and college sports? Mississippi Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal, 1-5.

Hall, S., Marciani, L., & Cooper, W.E, & Rolen, R. (2007, August). Securing sport stadiums in the 21st century: Think security, enhance safety. Journal of Homeland Security, 1-7.

Hall, S., Marciani, Cooper, W.E., & Rolen, R. (2007). Introducing a risk assessment model for sport venues. The Sport Journal, 10(2), 1-6.

Hall, S. (2006). Effective security management of university sport venues. The Sport Journal, 9(4), 1-10.

Manuscripts in Progress

Allen, B. & Hall, S., Phillips, D., Carroll, M., & Drane, D. Continuity of operations planning in college athletic departments: The case for incorporating FEMA guidelines. Journal of Emergency Management: Submitting Spring 2013.

Filce, R., & Hall, S., Phillips, D. The Case for a Best Practices Approach to Stadium Alcohol Management. Journal of Venue and Event Management: Submitting Spring 2013.

Hall, S. Communicating the Safety and Security Message at Sporting Events. Journal of Venue and Event Management: Submitting Summer 2013.

Miller, S., Hall, S., Hales, B…….. Leading Through Crisis: Competencies for Effective Sport Security Professionals. Journal of Sport Management: Submitting Summer 2013.

Byon, K., Hall, S., & Baker, T. Development of a sport safety and security measurement scale. Journal of Sport Management: Submitting Fall 2013.

Hall, S. Critical competencies for the new sport security management professional. International Journal of Sport Management: Submitting Fall 2013.

Kim, W., Hall, S., & Drane, D. A content analysis of recent research trends of sport security management. International Journal of Sport Management: Submitting Fall 2013.

Invited Publications

Hall, S. (2012, May). The Emerging Field of Sport Safety and Security Management. Government Security News Magazine.

Hall, S. (2012, July). Training and Education in Sport Safety and Security. Security Magazine, p. 54-55.

Hall, S. (2011, July). Crowd Management and Security. Security Magazine, p.18.

Hall, S. (2010, June). Sport Event Safety and Security: The Importance of Training Your People. Security Magazine, 66-70.

Cooper, W.E., Hall, S., & Nabors, R. (2009, December). National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security. The Center for Infrastructure Protection Report, 8(6), p. 15.

Hall, S. (2009, December). National Risk Management Training for College Sport Security Command Groups. The Risk Communicator, p. 5.

Hall, S., Cooper, W.E., Marciani, L., & McGee, J.A. (2009, May). Protecting U.S. Sports Facilities in the 21st Century: The Sport Event Security Aware System. The Risk Communicator, p. 3.

Marciani, L., Hall, S., & Finch, B. (2009). Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security – Concerns and Responsibilities in the Post 9/11 Environment. Athletics Administration, 44(2), 14-17.

Marciani, L., & Hall, S. (2007). Securing your sport venues: Systems design for effective sports event security management. Athletic Management, 19(5), 65-71.

Hall, S., Marciani, L., Cooper, W.E., & Rolen, R. (2007, August). Securing sport stadiums in the 21st century: Think security, enhance safety. International Association of Chief’s of Police Network, p. 1-8.

Technical Reports

Marciani, L., Hall, S., & Miller, S. (2012, November). Computer-Based Simulation in Blended Learning Curriculum for Sport Safety and Security Evacuation Training and Exercise. Technical Report submitted to U.S. Department of Homeland Security under U.S. Department of Energy Interagency Agreement 43WT10301.

Cottingham, M., Chatfield, S., Gearity, B., & Hall, S. (2010, July). Examining the Influence of Points of Attachment, Demographics and Recreational Entertainment on Consumption Behavior of Spectators Attending the 2010 USQRA National Championships. Technical Report Submitted to USQRA, July 20, 2010.

Hall, S., Marciani, L., Cooper, W.E., & McGee, J. (2008, November). Certificate Program in Sport Venue Safety and Security: A Pilot Project. Technical Report Submitted to Mississippi Office of Homeland Security, Jackson, MS.

Technical Writing for Government Agencies

Hall, S. (2012). Sport Event Evacuation Training and Exercise Curriculum Design and Development. U.S Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC.

Finch, B., & Hall, S. (2010). Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act 2002. The Sport Event Security Aware (SESA) System: Submitted to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC.

Hall, S. (2009). The Threat is Real. In U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sport Event Risk Management Course, p. 2-1; 2-24.

Hall, S. (2009). Sport Venue Risk Assessment. In U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sport Event Risk Management Course, p. 6-1; 6-22.

Training and Certifications

Executive Seminar: Prevention of, Response to, and Recovery from Campus Emergencies. Sponsored by NCBRT at LSU, Department of Homeland Security, Hattiesburg, MS, July 17-18, 2012.

IS-906, Workplace Security Awareness. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: November 9, 2011.

IS-907, Active Shooter, What You Can Do. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: November 9, 2011.Pro-Active Terrorist Recognition Interdiction and Observation Tactics System (PATRIOT) Counterterrorism Course. Certified: September 10, 2010.

Keeping Government Up and Running During an Emergency. Homeland Security Outlook Webinar. September 17, 2009.

IS-00015a, Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: July 22, 2009.

IS-139, Exercise Design. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: July 15, 2008.

What is Homeland Security: Best Practices in Creating Programs and Teaching Courses. Wiley Faculty Network Seminar. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., October 15, 2007.

Homeland Security Planning for Campus Executives, West Virginia Homeland Security Programs, Jackson, MS, September 11, 2007.

IS-393, Introduction to Hazard Mitigation. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: July 9, 2007.

IS-546, Continuity of Operations Awareness Course. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: July 9, 2007.

IS-700, National Incident Management System (NIMS), an Introduction. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: September 6, 2006.

IS-800, National Response Plan (NRP), an Introduction. Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Certification Issued: September 6, 2006.

New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center. Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 15-18, 2006. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC) (DHS) (SLGCP) Threat and Risk Assessment Course, Pearl, MS, August 9-11, 2005.