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Daniel Plunkett

Specialty area(s)

Outdoor recreation, tourism, place attachment, social media and 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 345: Ecotourism

REC 405: Sustainable Tourism

REC 420/520: Revenue Management in Recreation Enterprises

REC 445: Meetings, Conventions, and Event Planning

REC 710: Entrepreneurship in Recreation

REC 720: Research Methods


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

Research and publishing

Plunkett, D., Kocaoglu, B., Phillips, R. (in press). Place Attachment and Community Development. Journal of Community Practice.

Fulthorp, K. & Plunkett, D. (in press). Place Attachment and a Municipal Recreation Special Event. Events Management.