KAREN PAISLEY, PhD

Curriculum Vitae

KAREN PAISLEY, PhD portrait
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College Of Health
  • Special Assistant to the President and NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative, University of Utah
  • Associate Professor, Parks, Recreation & Tourism
  • Associate Dean College of Health Academic Affairs

Biography

Education

  • HERS Institute, Leadership Development Program, University of Denver, Denver, CO
  • PhD, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management , Clemson University in Clemson
  • MS, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management , Clemson University in Clemson
  • BS, Finance, University in Washington

Honors & Awards

  • Best Leisure Education Paper. Leisure Studies Association Higher Education Academy, 07/2012
  • Distinguished Teaching Award. University of Utah College of Health, 05/2011
  • Excellence in Teaching Award. Society of Park and Recreation Educators, 09/2007
  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah, 05/2005
  • Team Player Award, 2000-2001; 2001-2002; 2002-2003; 2003-2004. University of Utah, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, 01/2000
  • Friend of Camping Award (PRT Department). American Camping Association (Coronado Section), 05/2004
  • Newcomer Award. American Camping Association (Coronado Section), 05/2003
  • Featured Educator. National Outdoor Leadership School 2003-2004 Course Catalog, 01/2003

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Italy. World Leisure Congress, Rimini.
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Lesiure Studies Association Congress, Scotland.