John Hayton

Senior Lecturer

Research interests

Dr. John Hayton is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Development. John has previously taught at the Universities of Durham, Hertfordshire and Liverpool John Moores University. John gained his PhD in Social Policy and Sociology from Durham University in 2014 and has since gone on to publish widely in areas such as: sport volunteering, sport-based interventions, sport and disability, sport management, sport business and football club re-branding, austerity and sport, and the role and management of non-profit organisations in the delivery of sport, physical activity and physical recreation. John's current areas of research study include: sport event volunteering; resource mobilisation in charity-led inclusive physical activity programmes, and networks of inclusion and exclusion in community physical activity programming.



Organisational affiliations

Education/Academic qualification

  • PhD, Social Policy

    1 Sep 2013 - 31 Dec 2099
  • MSc, Sports Science

    Exercise & Nutrition Science

  • BA (Hons), Sport

    Sport Studies & Physical Education

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow (FHEA), Higher Education Academy (HEA)

    16 Sep 2019 -