Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation Graduate 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:
Ardovino, Patricia, Ph.D.,
C.T.R.S., C.P.R.P., 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 and Corrections, Inclusive Recreation,
and Recreation for Wounded Warriors.
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|Berns, Gretchen, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor, Recreation Management Program Internship
Coordinator. Ph.D. University of New Mexico (Health, Physical
Education, & Recreation). M.S. Eastern Kentucky University
(Sports Administration). B.S. Taylor University (Business
Administration/Computer Information Systems). Interest Areas:
Self-efficacy, Internships, Outdoor Recreation, Experiential
Education, mentoring and career development.
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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, Therapeutic Recreation, Under-representation in Higher
Education, Recreation Administration.
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|Lewis, Stephen, M.S., CTRS, Lecturer. Ph.D. (in
progress: Leisure Behavior major with emphasis in Therapeutic
Recreation), Indiana University. M.S. (Recreation and Leisure Service
Administration), Florida State University. B.S. (Recreation and Leisure
Service Administration with emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation), Florida
State University. Interest areas: Adults with severe mental illness;
obesity-stigma as a constraint to leisure; negotiation of leisure spaces
by people identifying as transgender and gender variant; narrative
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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 Education,
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|Widuch, Daniel E., Lecturer.
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