Armand A. Buzzelli, Ph.D.
Part-Time Faculty (Psychology & Health Sciences)
Coordinator, Sport Management Events (Marketing)
Assistant Professor of Sport Management (Marketing)
Director, Campus Recreation (Campus Recreation)
412-397-5448 phone (M)
412-397-4311 fax
Student Recreation Center 213

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Instructional Leadership, Robert Morris University
  • Master of Business Administration, Business Administration, Robert Morris University
  • Bachelor of Arts, History/Education, Washington & Jefferson College
  • Master of Science, Data Analytics , Robert Morris University


  • Buzzelli, A. A., & Draper, J. A. (2021). Are They Athletes? A Self-Assessment of Athletic Identity Measurement and Perceived Benefits of Collegiate Esports Participants. Recreational Sports Journal. Recreational Sports Journal, 45(2), 117-130.
  • Buzzelli, A. A., & Draper, J. A. (2020). Examining the Motivation and Perceived Benefits of Pickleball Participation in Older Adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 28, (2), 180-186.
  • Buzzelli, A. A., Holdan, G., Lias, A. R., Rota, D. R., & Evans, T. Z. (2018). Rethinking Twitter. Advanced Online Education and Training Technologies, 163-184.
  • Young, C.H., Buxton, G., Young, K., & Buzzelli, A. (2017). Field Day at the Rec: Working out with Physics. The Physics Teacher, 55, 155-158.
  • Buzzelli, A. (2017) “It Made Me Want to Be That Spark”: A Case Study of the Experiences of College Student Group Exercise Instructors. Recreational Sports Journal, 41, (2), 144-155.
  • Draper, J., Buzzelli, A., & Holdan, E. (2016). The Pattern of Twitter Usage in an Accelerated, Cohort Based Doctoral Program. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 11, 163-183.
  • Buzzelli, A. (2016) Developing Learning Outcomes for a Collaborative Event: Highlighting a Recreational Soccer Tournament Designed to Connect International and Domestic Students. Recreational Sports Journal, 40, (1), 82-91.
  • Buzzelli, A., Holdan, G., McCarthy, J., Rota, D. (2016). Utilizing Twitter for Concept Learning. International Journal of Information Communication and Technology Education, 12, (1), 69-82.
  • Buzzelli, A., Bissell, J., & Holdan, G. (2015). Analyzing Twitter’s Impact on Student Engagement in College Instruction. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Education, 12, (2), 3-14.