Nina S. Roberts, Ph.D. Professor ~ Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism

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Fulbright Scholar, Senior Researcher, India

Indo-American Environmental Leadership Program


Areas of expertise: Outdoor programming and leadership, adventure education, youth development, recreation land management, outreach & community engagement, as well as constraints and barriers to visiting parks and public lands. An authority on race, culture and gender issues in parks and outdoor recreation.
Curriculum Vitae;
One-page Bio

Courses - Fall 2015

  • RPT 440 - Urban Recreation, Parks, & Non-profit Services
  • RPT/ENVS 640 - Recreational Use of National Parks & Protected Areas
    "Thank you for everything, Dr. Roberts. You truly have inspired me to go out and try to make a difference in our parks. This is my absolute favorite class this semester!"
  • Course Release Time: San Mateo County Parks Visitor Use Study (see Research page)

Campus and Community Service

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National Park Service, Webcast on Diversity, 11/4/14. "It was a great conversation and hopefully brought light to those outside the NPS on the work that we are ALL doing within NPS and with our partners."
~Vanessa M. Torres, National Capital Regional Office, Youth and Special Initiatives Coordinator.

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