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Daniel Plunkett

Associate Professor
Rec Mgmt & Therapeutic Rec
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Outdoor recreation, tourism, place attachment, social media use in recreation/tourism

Current courses at UWL

REC 304: Maintenance of Recreation Facilities

REC 305: Operation and Management of Swimming Pools and Spas

REC 320: Introduction to Tourism

REC 340: Evaluation Methods

REC 351: Civic Engagement in Recreation

REC 405: Sustainable Tourism

REC 420/520: Revenue Management in Recreation Enterprises

REC 445: Meetings, Conventions, and Event Planning

Education

B.A. Business Administration, Finance & Entrepreneurship, University of St. Thomas - MN

M.S. Recreation & Tourism, Arizona State University

Ph.D. Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University

Career

Research and publishing

Kumm-Schaley, B., Harmon, L., Evans, E., Plunkett, D., & Widuch, D. (2019). The benefits of collaboration:  From curriculum mapping to a community of practice. SCHOLE. doi.org/10.1080/1937156X.2019.1622944

Hugo, N. & Plunkett, D. (2019). Sustainable practices in the bed and breakfast industry: Barriers and opportunities for success. Events and Tourism Review. doi.org/10.18060/22935

Fulthorp, K. & Plunkett, D. (2019). Place Attachment and a Municipal Recreation Special Event. Events Management. doi.org/10.3727/152599518X15378845225302

Plunkett, D., Fulthorp, K., & Paris, C. (2019). Examining the relationship between place attachment and behavioral loyalty in an urban park setting. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2018.11.006

Plunkett, D., Kocaoglu, B., Phillips, R. (2018). Place Attachment and Community Development. Journal of Community Practice. doi.org/10.1080/10705422.2018.1521352

Plunkett, D. & Brook, T. J. (2018). Examining the relationship between satisfaction, intentions, and post-trip communication behaviour of active event sport tourists. Journal of Sport & Tourism. doi.org/10.1080/14775085.2018.1532806

Kudos

awarded

Daniel Plunkett, Recreation Management & Therapeutic Recreation, received the award for Community Engaged Learning course designation from UWL's Community Engagement Department. Dan will be linking students to the community through experiential projects in his REC 445 course titled: Meetings, Conventions, and Event Planning

Submitted on: Jan. 25

 

published

Daniel Plunkett, Recreation Management & Therapeutic Recreation, co-authored the article "Place attachment and community development" in "Journal of Community Practice" published on Sept. 26, 2018 by Taylor & Francis.

Submitted on: Sept. 27, 2018

 

presented

Dan Plunkett, Recreation Management & Therapeutic Recreation, presented "Generating Interest in Research for Internship-Bound Graduate Students" at 20th Annual UWL Conference on Teaching & Learning on Aug. 28, 2018 in La Crosse, WI.

Submitted on: Aug. 28, 2018