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Innovation Infusion Series: Karla Henderson

Dr. Karla Henderson – Visiting Scholar, February 23 to March 6, 2015

Karla A. Henderson is Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University. She has given presentations throughout North America, South American, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and publishes regularly in journals in the field. The topics of research are women and leisure, health and physical activity, youth development and organized camps, aging well, and curriculum development. She was co-editor of Leisure Sciences for seven years. Dr. Henderson has served as president of the Society of Park and Recreation Educators; American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Research Consortium; and Academy of Leisure Sciences. She has served on state, national, and international boards and is a member of the Academy of Leisure Sciences, American Academy of Parks and Recreation Administrators, and the World Leisure Academy. Dr. Henderson was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.  

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