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Assistant Professor
Summary Statement

My research focuses on the role of out-of-school time recreation (e.g., sport, summer camps, after-school programs) in positive youth development, and on the development of active lifestyles in youth and young adults.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
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.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Associate Professor
Summary Statement

My research focuses on promoting community and individual well-being in low-wealth urban areas.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Instructor
Lab Manager, Golf Teaching and Researching Center (GTRC)
Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Graduate Program Assistant
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  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Student Services Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Internship Program Assistant
RPTM Social Media Coordinator
Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Professor
Summary Statement

I teach about inclusive leisure services, leisure philosophy and theories, and research methods.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Administrative Coordinator
Department
  • Administration
Professor
Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Director, Golf Teaching and Research Center
Senior Instructor
Summary Statement

Eric oversees all of the functions of the Golf Teaching & Research Center, including research projects, player development programs, club fittings, golf instruction classes for the Penn State PGA Golf Management students, and detailed swing analysis for the general public.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Administrative Assistant
Summary Statement

Darla is an integral part of the entire Penn State PGA Golf Management Program.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Undergraduate Academic Adviser
Summary Statement

Undergraduate advisor for the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Management.

Department
  • Advising
Associate Professor
Summary Statement

My interests lie at the intersections environmental anthropology, the anthropology of tourism, and conservation psychology.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Assistant Teaching Professor
Director, RPTM Student Success Center
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  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Professor and Professor-in-Charge of Honors Programs, RPTM
Summary Statement

My teaching and research interests focus on state and community park and recreation services in terms of their funding and their health outcomes.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Department Head/Professor
Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Associate Professor of Commercial Recreation and Tourism
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  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Instructor
Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Assistant Professor
Summary Statement

I strive to develop research-driven solutions to crises that address reduction, readiness, response, and recovery issues in local, national, and global tourism communities.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Assistant Teaching Professor
Assistant Director, PGA Golf Management Program
Internship Coordinator, PGA Golf Management Program
Summary Statement

I take pride in helping students find their passion through education and mentoring, encouraging exploration and learning at Penn State and beyond.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Assistant Professor
Professor-in-Charge of Graduate Studies
Summary Statement

My research strives to improve understanding of communication strategies aimed at influencing human and environmental health regarding protected areas.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Assistant Teaching Professor in Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management
Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
Associate Teaching Professor
Director, PGA Golf Management Program
Undergraduate Professor-in-Charge
Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM