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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
Graduate Program Assistant
Summary Statement

Priscilla is the administrative assistant for the RPTM Graduate Program and for Faculty Affairs.

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

The purpose of my research is to understand ways to support people who encounter challenges to experiencing leisure. I teach about inclusive leisure services, leisure philosophy and theories, and research methods.

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

My research interests focus on biodiversity conservation, sustainable community development, and nature-based tourism. I explore these themes through the lenses of environmental anthropology, the anthropology of tourism, and conservation psychology.

Department
  • 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
Summary Statement

Peter Newman is Professor and Head of the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Management with a joint faculty appointment in the Graduate Degree Program in Acoustics. Peter Newman studies visitor management in parks and related areas.

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

I am interested in investigating the marketing, the economics, and the benefits of the travel and tourism phenomenon with data analytics.

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 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