Professor Conrad’s teaching and scholarship has centered on sports governance and ethical considerations in decision-making, contract issues, intellectual property, facilities leasing and media and communications technology and regulation. His scholarly output includes three editions of a academically published book, two book chapters, 14 academic journal articles, 20 academic referred presentations, over 30 general presentations and panel appearances and over 75 articles in general and professional journals. His book “The Business of Sports -- Off the Field, In the Office, On the News,” (Routledge/Taylor and Francis, 2017) has been cited in leading journals as one of the most comprehensive texts on the subject. He publications center on various sports and communications law topics, including league and federation governance, contracts, intellectual property, collegiate, communications and media regulations and international sports issues.
In addition to his full-time responsibilities at Fordham, Professor Conrad has served as adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Sports Management Program, St. John’s University’s LL.M in International Sports Practice and New York
Law School. He has lectured at Northwestern University’s campus on Doha, Qatar and has appeared on panels and symposia at Duke University School of Law, the University of Virginia School of Law, as well the law schools of Fordham,
Pace, Hofstra, DePaul and Arizona State Universities. He served as president of the Sport and Recreation Law Association from 2014-15 and now is president of the Alliance for Sport Business.
Professor Conrad has appeared on radio and television, including CNN, Bloomberg, and i24News. He has been quoted in many of the nation’s leading journals, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, and Chicago Tribune. Professor Conrad received his B.A. (magna cum laude) from City College of New York and his J.D. from New York Law School. He also received an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Before entering teaching, he was a legal reporter and editor for the New York Law Journal. While in college and law school, he was an arts reporter and critic for radio stations in New York and Cleveland. He is a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars and resides in New York City.