Professor and CHSS Assistant Dean for Student Success
Phone: (415) 338-7529
Location: HSS 307
Growing up in Lake Tahoe provided an expansive playground that shaped my philosophical perspective on leisure and learning. This outlook was amplified throughout my undergraduate and graduate studies where I am now ardently committed to reestablishing the paradoxical tautology of scholé. Simply stated . . . making education fun!
Social psychology and psychophysiology of leisure behavior, environmental psychology, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. And when not collecting or analyzing data, Erik, a gadget and gear junkie, is with family and friends exploring nature and contemplating life’s imponderables.
- B.A. - University Of California, Davis (Physical Education)
- M.S. - Central Washington University (Health, Physical Education, and Leisure Studies)
- Ph.D. - University of Utah (Parks, Recreation and Tourism)