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


  • I will be on sabbatical during the fall of 2016 working with the National Parks Conservation Association in DC on their Find Your Voice initiative. I'll be back to SFSU in January 2017 ~ "Find Your Voice is an initiative to educate, engage and empower new national park advocates to ensure America's favorite places continue to thrive into their next century"

    " ... I have to say, everyone you have ever introduced me to has been spot on – brilliant!!  Thank you so much for all that wonderful connectivity. 
    NPCA is a better place because of you…"

Campus and Community Service

SF State - Starting Jan. 2017: I'll be the new Faculty Director of the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement

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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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