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Department of Sport, Exercise, Recreation, and Kinesiology

College of Education

Jason Davis
Jason Davis

Jason  Davis Ph.D.

Program Coordinator – SALM, B.S. – Parks and Rec Concentration
Assistant Professor
Contact:
423-439-5358 /
E 217 MSHA Athletic Center

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Parks Recreation and Tourism Management, Clemson University
Masters of Recreation Administration, Georgia Southern University
B.S. Biology, Georgia Southern University

COURSES TAUGHT

SALM 3100 Introduction to Leisure Services
SALM 3110 Interpretation of Cultural and Natural Resources
SALM 4105 Commercial Recreation and Tourism
SALM 4107/5104 Alpine Tower Leadership
SALM 4215 Social Psychology of Sport and Leisure
SALM 4225 Management of Sport and Leisure Activities
SALM 3210/3211 Practicum in SALM
SALM 4250 Internship in SALM

RESEARCH FOCUS

Behavioral Dimensions of Outdoor Recreation.  Human nature interaction (perception of the natural environment)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Davis, T. J., Hedrick, D. (2004).  Stock car racing.  Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure, Charles Scribners Sons.

Davis, T. J., Coates, T. (October 2003). Supporting natural resource management through service learning.  Conference Papers Online.

Hammitt, W. E., Backman, K. F., & Davis, T. J. (2001).  Cognitive dimensions of wilderness privacy:  An 18-year trend comparison.  Leisure Sciences, 23, 4. 285-292

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Outdoor Activities & Family

ADVISOR

Buccaneer Recreation Club Advisor
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