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Research interests

John T. Wolohan is a sports lawyer, academic, consultant, and author. He joined Syracuse University Sport Management program in 2011 and the Syracuse University College of Law in 2014.  In addition to having published numerous articles on legal issues in sport and being one of the lead editors of the book “Law for Recreation and Sport Managers” by Cotten and Wolohan, Professor Wolohan has been teaching and working in the fields of sports law, gaming law, and sports media rights for over 25 years.

Professor Wolohan is a frequent speaker, panelist, and moderator at professional organization meetings, sports law and business conferences, and law schools. He has spoken or moderated at, among others, American Bar Association, the Sports Lawyers Association, the Australian & New Zealand Sports Law Association, National Sports Law Institute, Sport and Recreation Law Association, ,International Association of Sports Law, Syracuse Law School’s Sports Law Symposium, George Washington University Law School, China University of Political Science and law, International Sport Business Symposium, the European Association of Sport Management and Tencent's Digital Sports Global Summit.


Sociology, M.A., Syracuse University

Award Date: May 12 2018

Law, J.D., Western New England University

Award Date: May 16 1992

History, B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Award Date: May 25 1985

Research Interests

  • Sports Law
  • Media Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Labor Law
  • Doping in Sports
  • China

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Research Output

How legal sports betting could benefit the pro leagues

Wolohan, J. T., May 21 2018, Fortune.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

School Board found Negligent in Coach’s Abuse

Wolohan, J. T. & Gao, F., Nov 2018, 3 p. Athletic Business.

Research output: Other contribution

Sports Betting in the States, and the Future of the Game

Wolohan, J. T., Sep 2018, In : SocialEducation. 82, 4, p. 184 - 187 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


  • 3 Participation in conference
  • 3 Oral presentation
  • 1 Invited talk

The Intersection of Athletics and Higher Education

John T Wolohan (Invited speaker)

Feb 5 2019

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Conference on the Eligibility to Participate in Women's Sports

John T Wolohan (Participant)

Oct 12 2018

Activity: Attendance typesParticipation in conference