Parks & Recreation Management Faculty

Kim R Beason

Professor of Park and 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)
Areas of Expertise
  • Aquatic Exercise
  • Aquatics for Older Adults
  • Conservation Management, Fish and Wildlife Protection
  • Cpr and First Aid
  • Economic Impact of Leisure
  • Fantasy Sport Market
  • Professionalism and Credentialing
  • Recreational Programs, Planning and Development
  • Water Safety

 

Kofan Lee

Assistant Professor of Park and Recreation Management
Health, Exercise Science & Recreation Management

Email klee18@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7573
Office 226 Turner Ctr
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

PHDLeisure Behavior
Indiana University / Bloomington,in (2013)

 

David Waddell

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)
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

Emeritus

James D Gilbert


Professor Emeritus of Park and Recreation Management

Email dgilbert@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5553
Office 222 Turner
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSSecondary Education
Western Kentucky University / Bowling Green, Kentucky (1964)
MAEducation
Western Kentucy University / Bowling Green, Kentucky (1968)
EDDLeisure Management
University of Northern Colorado / Greeley, Colorado (1985)
Areas of Expertise
  • Camping and Outdoor Living
  • Exercise Science and Leisure Management
  • Fitness and Leisure Activities
  • Gerontology, Fitness and Leisure Activities With Senior Adults
  • National Youth Sports Program
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Recreational Programs, Planning and Development
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wilderness, Management
  • Wilderness, Survival Living