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

Lori is the Staff Assistant for the RPTM Student Success Center.

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
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

My personal philosophy is to treat every student the way I would want my son or daughter to be treated and to approach advising holistically.

Department
  • Advising
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
Assistant Teaching Professor
Director, RPTM Student Success Center
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
Summary Statement

I serve as an Associate Teaching Professor and Director of the PGA Golf Management Program. Our goal is to mentor and educate future alumni and PGA Members. Since 1997, I have mentored over 600 students who are now alumni. 

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM