Laura Rifkin

Laura Rifkin
Professor Emeritus



B.S. Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.--Counseling and Community Service

M.S. San Jose State University -- Recreation Administration (Emphasis area: Therapeutic Recreation)

M.A. California Institute for Integral Studies -- Organizational Development and Transformation

Ph.D. California Institute for Integral Studies -- Integral Studies (Emphasis area: Transformative Adult Learning)


Urban, Community, and Therapeutic Recreation; Disabled Lesbian

Achievements ( ;Transformative Learning;

Peacemaking; Cultural Competency; The Dialogue Process; Training

and Development; Cross-cultural Approaches to Play; Social

Advocacy for Diverse Groups through Recreation Programming;

Addiction Studies and Leisure; Addressing Homelessness through

Social Recreation; Inclusive Recreation