Alicia Jessop is an attorney licensed to practice in California and Colorado. She’s also an Associate Professor at Pepperdine University, where she teaches Sport Law, Sport Marketing and Sport Leadership. Additionally, Alicia serves as Academic Director for the Institute for Entertainment, Media, Sports and Culture. Alicia joined the Sport Administration program faculty at Pepperdine University, after spending four-years as a member of the faculty at the University of Miami. Alicia’s research focuses primarily on the application of law to matters of athlete and sport consumer welfare. In this regard, Alicia has consulted with the National Basketball Players Association to build a holistic program for NBA players transitioning out of the league, and with the Alliance of American Football to build a player career and education model. Presently, she is conducting research in partnership with Women in Film to identify the drivers and inhibitors of funding to women-led projects in the screen industries.