Parks & Recreation Management Faculty

Kim R Beason Ed.D., CPRP

Professor of Park & Recreation Management and Director of Senior Aquatics Therapy Program

Health, Exercise Science & Recreation Management

Email hpbeason@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5555
Office 225 Turner Center
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSCriminal Justice School of the Ozarks / Point Lookout, Missouri (1983)
MEDLeisure Management University of Arkansas / Fayetteville, Arkansas (1987)
EDDPhysical Education University of Arkansas / Fayetteville, Arkansas (1990)
Curriculum Vita
Areas of Expertise
  • Aquatic Exercise
  • Aquatics for Older Adults
  • Canoeing
  • Conservation Management, Fish and Wildlife Protection
  • Cpr and First Aid
  • Economic Impact of Leisure
  • Fantasy Sport Market
  • Recreation and Special Event Planning
  • Recreational Programs, Planning and Development
  • Water Safety
  • Youth and Teen Leisure Markets

David Waddell M.R.E.

Lecturer in Park and Recreation Management

Health, Exercise Science & Recreation Management

Email dwaddell@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7696
Office 228 Turner
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

MAReligious Education Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary / Fort Worth Texas (1980)
Curriculum Vita
Areas of Expertise
  • Camping and Outdoor Living
  • Cpr and First Aid
  • Exercise Science, Recreational Programs / Marketing Of
  • Leadership Development
  • Networking, Communications
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Recreation and Special Event Planning
  • Recreational Programs, Planning and Development
  • Sport, Recreation and Tourism

Jasmine Nutter Townsend

Assistant Professor of Park and Recreation Management

Health, Exercise Science & Recreation Management

Email jntownse@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5567
Office 231 Turner Center
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BAHistory Utah State University / Logan, Utah (2005)
PHDLeisure Behavior Indiana University, Bloomington, Illinois (2012)
Areas of Expertise
  • Health Behavior
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Recreation and Special Event Planning
  • Recreational Programs, Planning and Development
  • Research Methods
  • Sport, Recreation and Tourism
  • Wilderness, Survival Living
  • Youth and Teen Leisure Markets