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 2014 (spring semester coming soon!)

  • RPT 440 - Urban Recreation, Parks, & Leisure Services
  • RPT 550 - Planning & Evaluation in Recreation, Parks, & Tourism

Campus and Community Service

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  • Healthy Parks/Healthy People, Bay Area, Advisory Council for BVHP - 2012-curent
  • The Center for Park Management (NPCA), Advisory Council - 2012-current
  • National Parks Centennial Steering Committee - Member, 2011-present
  • National Parks Promotion Council - Research Committee Co-Chair, 2010-present
  • The Nature Conservancy, National Youth Poll, Steering Committee - 2011
  • GirlVentures - Advisory Council Member, 2005-present

    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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