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Ralph SmithProfessor Emeritus

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-1851

Fax: 814-867-1751


Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

Interprofessional perceptions & collaborations (TR & other professions), professional identity, sports for persons with disabilities

Selected Publications

Wilkinson, C. A., & Smith, R. W. (2006). Job responsibilities of therapeutic recreation practitioners across settings in Ontario. Therapeutic Recreation Ontario Research Annual, 4, 1-16.

Smith, R. W., Austin, D. R., Kennedy, D. W., Lee, Y., & Hutchison, P. (2005). Inclusive and special recreation: Opportunities for persons with disabilities (5th Ed.). St. Louis, MO: McGraw-Hill.

Seagle, E., & Smith, R. W. (2002). Internships in recreation and leisure services: A practical guide for students (3rd Ed.). State College, PA: Venture.