Mandy Harrison

Area: 
Recreation Management
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Degree: 
PhD, Therapeutic Recreation, Clemson University
Office: 
Convocation Center 033
Phone: 
828-262-6324
Fax: 
828-262-3138
  

 

Education

Undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University in Psychology, with a minor in Outdoor Recreation. M.S. from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Therapeuetic Recreation, with a focus on wilderness therapy. PhD from Clemson University in Therapeutic Recreation.

Teaching Specialties

Experiential education, outdoor leadership, outdoor skills.
Inclusive recreation, leisure and aging.

Current Courses Being Taught

Outdoor Leadership
Outdoor Experiential Education
Leisure and Aging
Special Recreation
Expeditioning

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

Wilderness Education Association
Association for Experiential Educataion

Research Interests

Wilderness therapy program evaluation, self-efficacy.

Health and Exercise Science

We are in the process of dividing the HLES department into two new departments:

  • Health and Exercise Science
  • Recreation Management and Physical Education

Visit our new Health and Exercise Science website if you are looking for information on the following degrees:

  • Athleltic Training
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Graduate Program

Browse this website for information on the following degrees:

  • Recreation Management
  • Physical Edcuation
QEP Global Learning

Visit the official website of the Appalachian State University College of Health Sciences

CONTACT

George Holmes CC
Appalachian State University
PO Box 32071
Boone, NC 28608

Interim Chair: Dr. Travis Triplett
Email: triplttnt@appstate.edu
Phone: 828-262-7148
Fax: 828-262-3138

Janet Moretz, Admin Sec: 3149
Brandy Cornett, Off Asst: 3139
Magdalena Anoufriev: 3141
Joshua Reese: 3048

Visit the offical website of the Appalachian State University North Carolina Research Campus.


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