Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration

Rachel SmithRachel Smith, M.S.

Assistant Professor, Fieldwork and Internship Coordinator

Office: Currens 403C
Phone: (309) 298-2969


Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
M.S., Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration, 1995

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
B.S., Psychology, 1993

Professional Interests

  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Recreation & Parks
  • Administration
  • Research
  • Group Development
  • Leisure across the lifecycle

Leisure Interests

Outdoor: Hiking, Camping, Fishing
Indoor: Reading, Bible study, Theater, Time with family and friends. I enjoy coaching many of my kids’ sports teams both from the bench and the sidelines. Just talking over a good cup of coffee or cuddling on the couch with popcorn and a movie.