Clemson University Institute for Parks

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Expertise from a variety of disciplines


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Because parks face complex challenges that influence natural, cultural, historical and recreational resources, they require the attention of experts scholars from a variety of disciplines. The Institute for Parks brings together a group of scientists and researchers with expertise in natural, social and behavioral sciences, history, communications, information technology, administration, philosophy, and ethics to provide innovative research, training and outreach.

Scientists at Clemson University who have been designated as Institute for Parks Fellows conduct research, either individually or with teams, in areas important to park managers. In addition, researchers from other universities who have long histories of working in park science, have been designated Institute for Parks Scholars. The Institute currently consists of 30 Fellows and 6 Scholars working on park-related research.

CUIP Director, Robert Powell, Ph.D.

Institute Director

Robert B. Powell, Ph.D. - view profile (link isn't active)
Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation
281 Lehotsky Hall
Clemson, SC 29634-0735
Tel: 864-656-0787
Fax: 864-656-2226

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