Using the Marvel Cinematic Universe to build a defined research line

  • Cody T. Havard The University of Memphis
  • Rhema D. Fuller The University of Memphis
  • Timothy D. Ryan The University of Memphis
  • Frederick G. Grieve Western Kentucky University
Keywords: Authorship, MCU, Publishing, Research, Scholarship

Abstract

Researchers can use the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) to link their research to build a defined line of study. The MCU can teach researchers about authorship and the review process, as well as how to link individual studies together to build a defined research line, all while learning about the publishing process.

Author Biographies

Rhema D. Fuller, The University of Memphis

Rhema F. Fuller, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of Sport Commerce in the Kemmons Wilson School at The University of Memphis.  His research interests includes the experiences of minority populations in sport.

Timothy D. Ryan, The University of Memphis

Timothy D. Ryan, Ph.D.is a professor of Sport Commerce in the Kemmons Wilson School at The University of Memphis.  His research interests include employee and fan satisfaction in sport.

Frederick G. Grieve, Western Kentucky University

Frederick G. Grieve, Ph.D.is a professor of psychology and the Director of the Doctor of Psychology in Applied Psychology program at Western Kentucky University.  His research centers around two disparate areas: male body image issues and the causes and correlates of sport fandom.  

Published
2019-09-15
Section
Symposium