Recreation Faculty Publications

Recreation Faculty Publications – 2008 - 2013

Dr. Suzy Ross, RTC, CTRS

Ross, S. L. (2010, Summer). Transformative Travel An Enjoyable Way to Foster Radical Change ReVision, 31(3/4), 54-61.

Ross, S.L. (2013). The map to wholeness. Manuscript in preparation.

Ross, S. L. & Higbee. A., (September, 2013). Somatic Interventions for Adolescents in Acute Psychiatric Care

Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association, Pittsburg Pennsylvania.

Ross, S.L. & Yee, C., (September, 2013). Recreation Therapy Use of Paro the Baby Seal Robot. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association, Pittsburg Pennsylvania.

Ross, S.L., (May, 2007) Transforming Therapeutic Recreation: What is the Relationship Between Tourism and Therapeutic Recreation? Poster session presented at the meeting of the Therapeutic Recreation Education Conference, Itasca, Illinois.

Ross, S. L. (2003). The Therapeutic effects of an adventure challenge program on the personal empowerment of women survivors of sexual trauma, Journal of Experiential Education, 25(3) 350.

Dr. Randy Virden

Virden, R. & Budruk, M. 2011. Sustainability: Reflections on the challenges of providing sustainable leisure opportunities in a world and era of scarce resources. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(3), 1-10.

Budruk, M., Virden, R., & Waskey, M. 2009. Community conversations around public lands: Exploring benefit diversity in the Wood River Valley. In press. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 27(1) 104-118.

Dave White, R. Virden, C. van Riper. 2008. Effects of place identity, place dependence, and experience-use-history on perceptions of recreation impacts in a natural setting. Environmental Management. 42; 647-657oi:10.1007/s00267-008-91

Dr. Kim Uhlik

Bannon, J. J., & Uhlik, K. S. (scheduled for Spring 2014). Management for Parks and Recreation (2nd ed.). Champagne, IL: Sagamore Publishing. (invited)

Uhlik, K. S. (2011). Revisiting the strength of weak ties: Lessons learned from social network leisure research. Leisure/Loisir, 35(4) 453-470 (peer-reviewed: partnership)

Uhlik, K. S., & Bates, M. (2010). Management of maintenance operations. In M. Moiseichik. (Ed.). Management of Park and Recreation Agencies: Manual for Agency Accreditation. (4th ed.). Ashburn, VA: National Recreation and Park Association. (invited)

Uhlik, K. S. (2009). A conceptual inquiry into the integration of sacred nature, society, and leadership in Outdoor Recreation and Experiential Education programs. Journal of Experiential Education,32(2), 103-120. (peer-reviewed: partnership)

Uhlik, K. S. (2008). Academic advisors’ learning styles: Establishing a baseline and examining implications. NACADAJournal, 28(2), 44-57. (peer-reviewed)

Uhlik, K. S. (2008). Toward a theory of partnership as a context for a theory of leisure. Proceedings of the 2007 North Eastern Recreation Research (NERR) Symposium. (abstract peer-reviewed, subsequent manuscript juried)

Uhlik, K. S., & Berendes, T. (2008). Teaching the PVMGO concept through music. EnACT: Ensuring Access through Collaborative Technology. and at (juried)

Uhlik, K. S. (2007).The ghettoization of partnership research in leisure studies. Leisure Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 29(3), 309-314. (invited).

Uhlik, K. S. (2006). The “nature” of leadership philosophy in outdoor and adventure education: Partnership or predation.   Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning, 6(2), 135-142. (peer-reviewed)

Uhlik, K.S. (2006- 2010) Contributing author to Parks and Recreation Business Magazine

Dr. Ranjan Bandyopadhyay

Bandyopadhyay, R. (2012). "RAJ REVIVAL" TOURISM consuming Imperial/Colonial nostalgia. Annals of Tourism Research, 39(3), 1718-1722. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2012.05.025

Bandyopadhyay, R. (2012). "To be an englishman for a day": Marketing colonial nostalgia in india. Annals of Tourism Research, 39(2), 1245-1248. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2011.12.004

Bandyopadhyay, R. (2011). A photo ethnography of tourism as neo-colonialism. Annals of Tourism Research, 38(2), 714-718. Retrieved from

Bandyopadhyay, R. (2012). Erratum to "raj revival" tourism: Consuming imperial/colonial nostalgia [annals of tourism research 39 (3) (2012) 1718-1722]. Annals of Tourism Research, 39(4), 2227. Retrieved from

Bandyopadhyay, R. (2009). The perennial western tourism representations of India that refuse to die. Tourism, 57(1), 23-35. Retrieved from

Bandyopadhyay, R., Lin, C. -., & Lin, J. -. (2008). "To be Japanese for a day": The influence of colonial nostalgia in Taiwanese seniors' travel decision-making behavior. Tourism, Culture and Communication, 8(3), 183-192. Retrieved from

Bandyopadhyay, R., Morais, D. B., & Chick, G. (2008). Religion and identity in India’s heritage tourism. Annals of Tourism Research, 35(3), 790-808. Retrieved from

Billie Jo Grosvenor , M.S., RTC, CTRS

Grosvenor, B. (2010) Instructors Guide: Introduction to Recreation Services for People with Disabilities, A Person-Centered Approach (2010, 3rd ed) Bullock, C. C., Mahon, M. J., & Killingsworth, C.L., Champaign, IL: Sagamore.

Grosvenor, B. (2005) Instructors Guide: Introduction to Recreation and Leisure (2005, 1st ed), Edited, Champaign, IL: Sagamore.

Linda Levine, M.A.

Levine, L. (2010). Charting your course. In B. J. Bentley & R. Vallese (Eds.), Dimensions of leisure for life (pp. 335-356). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Roger Volker, M.Div

Breshears, E. & Volker, R. (2013). Facilitative Leadership in Social Work Practice, New York, NY: Springer Publishing