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Pete Allison
Associate Professor
Summary Statement

My main interests are around values and experiential learning. I am particularly interested in expeditions and the kinds of experiences that people report to be significant.

  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
  • Undergraduate Program
  • Graduate Program
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  • Ph.D., Jordanhill Campus, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 2002
  • B.A., Jordanhill Campus, Univeristy of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 1994
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Currently Accepting Graduate Students
Office Address
The Pennsylvania State University
801B Donald H. Ford Building
University Park, PA 16802

Research interests in Values and Experiential Learning include:

  • Youth Development through Sail Training
  • Cross Cultural Education (Connecting Cultures)
  • Expeditions (Wilderness)
  • Post Expedition Adjustment and Reverse Culture Shock
  • Historical Developments of Experiential Adventure Learning (Kurt Hahn, John Dewey, Aristotle (especially Phronesis)
  • Ethical Dilemmas and Personal and Social Development

Please refer to my personal website address for up to date information.