Gus Machado School of Business

Robert Epling, Ph.D.
Arthur H. Hertz Endowed Professor of Sports Tourism
Associate Professor of Sports Administration
PhD, University of Tennessee; M. Ed., University of Georgia; B.S. Ed., University of Georgia
Phone: 305-474-6049
Office: Fernandez Family Center for Leadership and Wellness, Room 204

Dr. Bob Epling holds the Arthur H. Hertz Endowed Professorship in Sports Tourism. He joined the St. Thomas University faculty in 2016 as an Associate Professor of Sports Administration. A college professor for over twenty years, he previously served in administrative roles as a program coordinator, department chair, and school dean at Reinhardt University and Berry College in Georgia. His research and professional development interests focus on the history of big-time intercollegiate sports, and the relationship between academics and athletics on the contemporary college campus.