Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation Faculty
The graduate faculty has a range of expertise in both recreation management and therapeutic recreation. Short bios of the grad faculty are as follows:
Patricia, Ph.D., C.T.R.S., Associate
Professor. Ph.D. Indiana University (Leisure Studies). M.A. Ohio State
University, (Adapted Physical Education). B.S. Ohio State University
(Physical Education). Interest Areas: Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation
Management, Corrections, ADA.
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Berns, Gretchen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor. Ph.D.
(Parks, Recreation, and Environmental Education), University of New
Mexico. M.S. (Sports Administration), Eastern Kentucky University, B.S.
(Business Administration/Computer Systems), Taylor University. Interest
Areas:.Outdoor Recreation, Leadership.
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Holland, Jearold, Ph.D., Associate Professor. Ph.D.
(Educational Administration of Higher Education), University of
Wisconsin-Madison. M.S. (Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation), University
of Wisconsin-La Crosse; M.S. (Educational Administration), University of
Wisconsin-Madison. B.S. (Recreation), North Carolina A & T State
University. Interest Areas: Therapeutic Recreation for Minority Groups,
Under-representation in Higher Education, Recreation Administration.
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Murray, Susan "BOON", Ed.D., C.C.L.S., C.T.R.S.,
Professor. Ed.D., Temple University (Sport Management and Leisure
Studies-Therapeutic Recreation Emphasis). M.S., University of Memphis
(Department of Human Movement Sciences and Education-Recreation
Emphasis). B.S. (Music Education), Wichita State University. Interest
Areas: Clinical Supervision for TR Interns and Specialists, TR Interns
and Student Reflective Journals, Beginning and Professional Portfolios,
Lived Experience Research (Phenomenology), Expressive Arts and
Facilitation Techniques in TR.
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Navar, Nancy, Re.D., C.T.R.S., Professor. Re.D.
(Therapeutic Recreation), Indiana University. M.S. (Therapeutic
Recreation), Indiana University. B.S. (Elementary Education), University
of Dayton. Interest Areas: Professionalization in Therapeutic
Recreation, Leisure Education, Counseling and Facilitation Techniques,
Chemical Dependency Treatment, Women's Issues in Leisure.
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Steven, Ph.D. Professor. Ph.D. (Education with emphasis in
Recreation), University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. M.A. (Recreation, Park
and Leisure Studies), University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. B.S.
(Recreation Resource Management), University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Interest Areas: Outdoor Recreation, Environmental and Experiential
Education, Environmental Studies.
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Widuch, Daniel, M.S. (Recreation Management)
University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. M.S.Ed.(College Student Personnel)
University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. B.S. (Major: Philosophy, Major:
Political Science) University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. Associate (Civil
Engineering Technology) Madison Area Technical College. Interest Areas:
Leisure Philosophy and Lifestyles, Life Pace and Career Development
(Certified Career Development Facilitator) Recreational Programming.
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