Dr Kostas Zervas

Liverpool Business School

Dr Kostas Zervas is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Business at Liverpool John Moores University. Prior to his current position, he has taught Sport Business and Sociology of Sport at several universities in the UK and Greece and has participated in several research projects. His main research interests include mega-events and their social impact, inequalities in sport, sport management and business pedagogy and e-sports and a social and economic phenomenon.


Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom, PhD in Olympic Studies and mega events
University of Brighton, United Kingdom, MA International Sport Politics
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, BA Physical Education and Sport Science (sport management)


Higher Education Academy, PGCHE

Journal article

Zervas K, Kostopoulos I. 2023. Online simulation games for guided learning: a sport business case study Proceedings of International Journal on E-Learning 2023, 22 :283-301 Publisher Url Public Url

Zervas K, Glazzard J. 2018. Sport management student as producer: embedding critical management studies in sport through contemporary pedagogy SPORT EDUCATION AND SOCIETY, 23 :928-937 DOI Author Url Publisher Url


Zervas K. 2016. Chicago 2016 Versus Rio 2016: Olympic ‘Winners’ and ‘Losers’ Sport, Protest and Globalisation Stopping Play Palgrave Macmillan 9781137464910 DOI Publisher Url

Zervas K. 2012. Anti-Olympic Campaigns The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies Palgrave Macmillan 9781349319657 DOI Publisher Url

Zervas K. 2012. Anti-Olympic campaigns The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies :533-548 9780230246539 DOI Publisher Url