Eric Mapp

Adjunct Lecturer in Sports Management
Assistant Professor of Commerce (UA South)
Program Director of Commerce (UA South)


Ph.D. in Management, Walden University
MBA in International Business, Western International University
BBA in Personnel Administration, Lamar University
AS in Business, Cochise College

Areas of Expertise

  • Sports Management
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Competencies & Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economic Development


MGMT 359 Special Topics: Sports Public Relations + Promotion Management
RNCV 307 Local, National, and Global Economic and Financial System
RNCV 311 Marketing Planning
RNCV 400 Developing and Maintaining Work Teams
RBCV 419 Strategic Initiative and Tactical Planning


Dr. Mapp is an Assistant Professor and Program Director of Commerce at the University of Arizona South Campus. He has been teaching business and economics in higher education for over 19 years and has experience as a Director of Economic Development for the City of Douglas and has owned and operated a Sports Grill. 

His sports background includes being a minor league player in the Cincinnati Red’s Organization (drafted 3 different times in MLB draft); a Division I student-athlete (baseball player); a Division I football signee; a JUCO student-athlete (baseball player); a JUCO baseball coach; and a HS basketball coach. 


Mapp, William Eric & Lee, Lee W. 2010. Leadership Competences and Development Methods for Community College Administrators. (In Print) Accepted to publish in Journal of Global Business Development.

Mapp, W. E. (2008). Leadership competencies and their development for community college administrators. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. (Accession Order No. 3291478)