Batista, Paul individual record
Associate Professor / Faculty Athletics Representative to the SEC and NCAA

My primary research interest is sports related liability issues in school settings, with particular emphasis on First Amendment religion and free speech issues.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles18
  • Brown, K., Brison, N. T., & Batista, P. J. (2019). An Empirical Examination of Consumer Survey Use in Trademark Litigation. Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. 39(3), 237-283.
  • Batista, P. J. (2013). Title IX Cheerleading Case. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 84(1), 14-15.
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  • Osborne, B., & Batista, P. J. (2012). Time Out! Federal Court Decision Clarifies Ownership of Broadcast Rights in High School Sports Events. Sport Marketing Quarterly. 21(1), 53-55.
  • Bouchet, A., Batista, P. J., & Hutchinson, M. (2012). The effectiveness of early termination clauses in university coaching contracts: Why Coach Franchione wasn't as successful as Coach O'Brien. Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual. 27(1), 147-163.
  • Pittman, A. T., & Batista, P. J. (2009). Criticizing the Coach. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 80(1), 9-10.
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chaired theses and dissertations
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Texas A&M University; Health And Kinesiology; 4243 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4243