Dorothy (Dot) Collins

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Professor Dorothy (Dot) Collins joins Lake Erie College as Assistant Professor of Sport Management. Dot is in the final stages of completing her Ph.D. in Sport and Entertainment Management from the University of South Carolina. With a special affinity for youth sports, Dot has studied, taught and worked in numerous aspects of the sport industry for over 20 years. A strong advocate for liberal arts education, Dot holds B.A.'s in English Literature from Southwest Minnesota State University and Comparative Religious Studies from Lawrence University. Her research agenda centers around the power of sport and social identity, and the way in which sport is uniquely poised to allow people to create new communities of their own choosing. Dot is a Painesville resident, having relocated along with her three children and two dogs just earlier this week.