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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Hanya Pielichaty

Hanya is a Senior Lecturer and the Programme Leader for the BA (hons) Sports Business Management here at Lincoln. Hanya joined the University of Lincoln in 2011 as a lecturer in the Tourism and Events team, mostly teaching on the undergraduate and postgraduate Sports Business Management and Events Management programmes. Her research interests stem from her own experiences of playing football over a 20 year period and a fascination with gender identity and the socialisation processes involved in its development. Hanya has practitioner experience with the Institute of Youth Sport, the Youth Sport Trust, and the Lincolnshire Sports Partnership. Hanya welcomes Student and staff engagement via Twitter @HanyaUoL.

Department Responsibilities

Programme Leader for BA Sports Business Management. Digital Lead for Lincoln Business School Undergraduate teaching (*denotes module leadership) -Foundations of Sports Management -Understanding the Visitor Experience -Project Management for Events -Consultancy Project -Sport Studies* -Planning and Evaluating Event Legacy -Dissertation supervision Previous postgraduate teaching (*denotes module leadership) -Event Management -Events-Based Consultancy Project* -New Marketing Environment -Dissertation supervision

Subject Specialism

Gender, Football, Sport, Self, Identity, Critical Ethnography, Feminism, Family, Qualitative Research, Events Project Management, Liminality


  • PhD — University of Lincoln, 2018
  • HEA Fellow — Higher Education Acaemy, 2014
  • MSc Sport and Recreation Management (Distinction) — University of Sheffield, 2007
  • BSc Psychology and Philosophy (with hons) — University of Warwick, 2006


  • Vice Chancellor Award for Teaching Excellence — University of Lincoln,
  • Teaching Excellence Merit Award — University of Lincoln,
  • College Research Fund — University of Lincoln,
  • Business School Research Fund — University of Lincoln,
  • Centenary Grant for Early Career Researchers — Association of Commonwealth Universities,
  • Highly Commended Award (commitment to enhancing student experience) — University of Lincoln,
  • Best MSc in Leisure Management Project Prize — University of Sheffield,

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Research Interests

  • Events

  • Football

  • Gender

  • Girls

  • Identity

Research Projects

  • Early Career Academic Grant — Association of Commonwealth Universities in 2013

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • AEME — Member
  • The Football Collective — Member
  • Women in Football — Member