JIM SIBTHORP, PhD

JIM SIBTHORP, PhD portrait
  • Professor, Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Biography

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Human Performance , Indiana University Bloomington
  • Master of Business Administration, Business, East Carolina University
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Honors & Awards

  • Hedley S. Dimock Award. American Camp Association, 02/10/2016
  • Visiting Scholar. Erasmus Mundus, 10/01/2015
  • Fellow. Academy of Leisure Sciences, 09/16/2015
  • Eppley Alumni Award. Indiana University, 10/2013
  • Mentor Award. College of Health, 05/2008

Biography

I am a Professor at the University of Utah in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. I am also the Program Coordinator for the Adventure and Outdoor Programs emphasis area and the Director of Graduate Studies. I primarily teach courses in adventure and outdoor programming, experiential education, youth development, and research design and analysis.

Languages

  • English, fluent.