KIRK LEROY NICHOLS

Curriculum Vitae

KIRK LEROY NICHOLS portrait
  • Liaison and Faculty, National Outdoor Leadership School, Parks, Recreation & Tourism
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer) of Natural Resource Recreation Planning and Management Emphasis, Parks, Recreation & Tourism
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer) Adventure and Outdoor Programs, Parks, Recreation & Tourism
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Biography

Education

  • Master of Science, Geography, University of Utah. Project: Thesis: Micro-habitat Affinities of Two Oaks and Their Natural Hybrid in Southern Utah, and Seedling Growth Phenology as Factors in Oak Distribution
  • PhD.candidate, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, University of Utah

Honors & Awards

  • Magna Cum Laude, All American National Scholastic Award, Natural History Scholastic Award, Dean’s List. 06/1989

Affiliations

  • Big Cottonwood Community Council (BCCC), Board Member, 01/2011 - present
  • Mountain Accord , Recreation Systems member, 09/2013 - present
  • The Utah Nordic Alliance (TUNA), Member, Editor, 06/2004 - present
  • American Avalanche Association (AAA), Professional Member, 01/2000 - present
  • National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Faculty, 08/1986 - present
  • Central Wasatch Comission, Environmental Steering Committee (CWC), Steering Committee member, 10/01/2016 - present

In the Media

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Switzerland
  • United States of America