Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration

Katharine PawelkoKatharine Pawelko, Ph. D.

Office: Currens 404A
Phone: (309) 298-1720


The University of Maryland at College Park
Ph.D., Outdoor Recreation Resource Planning & Mgt, Outdoor & Environmental Education, 1994

The State University of New York at Cortland
M.S.E., Recreation Education, 1978

The State University of New York at Cortland
B.S.E., Physical Education, 1974

Professional Interests

  • Research & Statistical Methods
  • Social Psychology of Leisure
  • Human Dimensions of Outdoor Recreation Behavior
  • Field Natural History
  • Historical & Cultural Interpretation
  • Coastal Zone Outdoor Recreation & Tourism
  • Leisure and Wellness
  • Therapeutic Recreation

Leisure Interests

Outdoor recreation & travel, nature photography