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A-State Resumes Regular Weekend Hours

Arkansas State University has resumed regular weekend operation hours. For specific event schedule updates, please refer to the list below.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.
  • The Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Department's Homepage.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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Dr. Claudia Benavides Espinoza

Assistant Professor of Sports Management


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • M.Ed., Texas A&M University
  • B.A., Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Teaching Specialties

  • Sport Administration and Management
  • Sociology of Sport

Research Interests

  • Social Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Furthering the diversity literature in its many forms, specifically as it pertains to sport organizations


Selected Publications:
Cunningham, G. B., Miner, K., Benavides-Espinoza, C. (in press). Emotional reactions to observing misogyny: Examining the roles of gender, forecasting, political orientation, and religiosity. Sex Roles, 1-20 DOI: 10.1007/s11199-012-0121-y

Mooneyhan, A., Benavides-Espinoza, C., and Byars,A. (in press). Effect of physical education on muscle endurance of sixth grade American students. Revista Ciencias del Ejercicio - F.O.D.

Benavides-Espinoza, C., & Cunningham, G. B. (2010). Observer's reporting of sexual harassment: The influence of harassment type, organizational culture, and political orientation. Public Organization Review DOI:10.1007/s11115-009-0109-4

Selected Presentations:
LaVetter, D. Benavides-Espinoza, C. Behavioral policies, sanctions for misconduct, ethical issues. Presented at the annual conference CSRI in

LaVetter, D.; Flowers, C.; Benavides-Espinoza, C. (2012) Moral reasoning among sport management majors: A troubling future? Presented at the annual conference of the North American Society of Sport Management in Seattle, Washington. May 22-26, 2012.

Mooneyhan, A., Benavides-Espinoza, C., and Byars,A. (2011). Effect of physical education on muscle endurance of sixth grade American students. Presented at the biannual conference of the Latin American Society of Sport Management in Monterrey, Mexico. March 28-30, 2011.

Claudia Benavides Espinoza

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8104
F: (870) 972-3096


Building: HPESS Complex
Room: 233

Alternative Contact

Sherry Reece
P: (870) 972-3066