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)