DANIEL L. DUSTIN, PhD portrait
  • Professor, Health-Kinesiology-Recreation

Research Statement

While I am interested in all research questions related to the above themes, I am also interested in writing position papers to inform and influence public policy.

Research Keywords

  • wilderness planning and policy
  • national park planning and policy
  • health-promoting properties of outdoor recreation
  • environmetnal ethics
  • academic and professional issues

Presentations

  • "Writing People Back Into Wilderness." Morning keynote address delivered to the Wilderness Education Association conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, on February 4, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/04/2014.
  • "Wilderness, Biodiversity, and Human Health." Presentation at the 10th World Wilderness Conference, Salamanca, Spain, October 9, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/09/2013.
  • "Tourism's Role in Health Promotion." Presentation at The International Ecotourism Society Conference, Nairobi, Kenya,September 25, 2013. (Delivered by Kelly Bricker). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/25/2013.
  • “When Through the Woods and Forest Glades I Wander… ” Victor Hurst Fall Convocation Address, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, August 22, 2006. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 08/22/2006.
  • "Rethinking Recreation and Leisure in Contemporary Life: an Ecopsychological Perspective." Keynote address given at the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies Graduate Research Symposium, The University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, on May 11, 2000. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 05/11/2000.
  • "Mapping the Geography of Hope." Closing plenary session address given at the Wilderness Science in a Time of Change Conference in Missoula, Montana, on May 27, 1999. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 05/27/1999.
  • “Like Light Passing Through a Prism.” Opening keynote address given at the Leisure Research Symposium in conjunction with the National Recreation and Park Association Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 29, 1997. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 10/29/1997.
  • “With Only the Howl of a Timber Wolf. . .” The J. B. Nash Scholar Lecture given at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention in St. Louis, Missouri on March 21, 1997. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 03/21/1997.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • "Pasteur's Quadrant: A Conceptual Framework for Bridging the Gap between Higher Education and Professional Practice in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism." Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 31 (2): 3-10. Published, 08/2016.
  • "The National Parks: America's Best Idea?" Parks & Recreation," 51 (8): 44-49. Published, 08/2016.
  • "Lessons from the Legends: A Content Analysis of the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration's Legends Video Series." Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 34 (3): 120-129. Published, 07/2016.
  • "Introduction to Special Issue: Healthy Parks, Healthy People [Part II]" Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 34 (3): 1-4. Published, 07/2016.
  • "Rethinking the Psychology of Leisure: The Case of Family Leisure." Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies, 1: (online). Published, 06/2016.
  • "Introduction to Special Issue: Healthy Parks, Healthy People [Part I]" Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 34 (1): 1-3. Published, 04/2016.
  • Dustin, D., Schwab, K., & Bricker, K. "Celebrating Leisure Studies: Onward, Outward, and Upward." In D. Scott, G. Walker, & M. Stodolska (Eds.) Leisure matters: The state and future of leisure studies (pp. 353-357). State College, PA: Venture Publishing, Inc. Published, 01/2016.
  • "The Work We Do." Parks & Recreation, 51 (11): 52-55. Published, 11/2015.
  • "Career Paths in Sport Management." Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 30 (2): 1-11. Published, 06/2015.
  • "Ruminations on the Academic Afterlife." Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 30 (2): 31-39. Published, 04/2015.
  • "Towards a Model of Optimal Family Leisure." Annals of Leisure Research, 1-25. Published, 04/2015.
  • "Tracing Connections between the Development of Wilderness and Outdoor Educaion in the U. S.: Historical and Future Directions." TAPROOT, 24 (1): 4-10. Published, 04/2015.
  • Dustin, D., Bricker, N., & McAvoy, L. "Adventure Programming and Travel for the 21st Century: An Inherently Risky Business." In K. Bricker and R. Black [Eds], Adventure Programming and Travel for the 21st Century (pp. 423-431). State College, PA: Venture Publishing, Inc. Published, 01/2015.
  • Dustin, D., Schwab, K., & Bricker, K. "Wilderness, Biodiversity, and Human Health."10th World Wilderness Congress Proceedings, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Published, 09/2015.
  • "Wilderness with Honors." International Journal of Wilderness, 21 (2): 31-38. Published, 03/2015.
  • "Changing Reality: A Park and Recreation Professional Reinvents Physical Education in the Public Schools." Parks & Recreation, 49 (11): 23-27. Published, 11/2014.
  • Dustin, D., Bricker, K., & Schwab, K. "From the outside looking in: A response to "The hijacking of recreational therapy." ATRA Annual, 22, 93-95.. Published, 07/2014.
  • Murphy, J, & Dustin, D. "Forces Shaping the Future." In (K. Schwab, C. Stevens, L. Allen, J. Murphy, and E. Sheffield [Eds.]) A Career with Meaning, 2nd Edition. (pp. 341-359). Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing LLC. Published, 06/2014.
  • Dustin, D., Murphy, J., McDonald, C., Wright, B., Harper, J., & Lamke, G. "Academic Moneyball." Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education: 43-52. Published, 04/2014.
  • Dustin, D., & Schwab, K. “Tripping and Falling into the Future: An Eolithic Perspective.” Journal of Park and Recreation Administration: 1-11. Published, 04/2014.
  • Dustin, D., McDonald, C., Harper, J., Lamke, G., and Murphy, J. "The Right Administrative Stuff." Schole: a Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education: 1-9. Published, 04/2014.
  • "Managing Academic Messes." The Department Chair, 25 (2): 22-23. Published, 03/2014.
  • Schwab, K., & Dustin, D. "Engaging Youth in Lifelong Outdoor Adventure Activities through a Non-Traditional Public School Physical Education Program." Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance: 37-41. Published, 08/2014.
  • Schwab, K., Greenwood, B. & Dustin, D. “Service First: Embracing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning through Active Engagement in Park and Recreation Education.” Schole: a Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Vol. 1, 2014, pp. 26-36. Published, 02/2014.
  • Dustin, D., & Bialeschki, D. "A Tribute to Karla A. Henderson." Journal of Leisure Research. Volume 46, No. 2, 2014, pp. 240-242. Published, 02/2014.
  • Dustin, D. "Writing People Back Into Wilderness." International Journal of Wilderness: 13-16. Published, 01/2014.
  • Schwab, K. & Dustin, D. (Eds.) Just Leisure: Things That We Believe In. Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2013, pp. 256. Published, 12/2013.
  • Schwab, K., Dustin, D., Legg, E., Banning, S., Timmerman, D., & Wells, M. “Choosing Sport Management as a College Major.” Schole: a Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Vol. 28, No. 2, 2013, pp. 16-27. Published, 07/2013.
  • Rose, J., & Dustin, D. “Through the looking glass: What value will we see in wilderness in 2064? Park Science, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2012, pp.106-107. Published, 09/2012.
  • Dustin, D., Schwab, K., & Rose, J. “Toward a More Phronetic Leisure Science.” Leisure Sciences, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2012, pp. 191-197. Published, 03/2012.
  • Dustin, D., Rose, J. Cachelin, A., Shooter, W., & Schumann, S. “Imagining Wilderness.” In D. Cole (Compiler) Wilderness Visitor Experiences: Progress in Research and Management (pp. 211-219); April 4-7; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-66; Fort Collins, CO: United States Department of Agriculture; Rocky Mountain Research Station; 2012, pp. 219. Published, 04/2012.
  • Dustin, D., Collins, R., Schultz, J., Browne, L., Schwab, K., Rose, J., Timmerman, D., Altschuler, B., Jostad, J., Spencer, C., Newman, J., & Bricker, K. “The Future of Leisure Studies in Research Universities: Administrators’ Perspectives.” Schole: a Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2012, pp. 12-24. Published, 01/2012.
  • Dustin, D., Bricker, N., Arave, J., Wall, W. and Wendt, G. (2011). “The Promise of River Running as a Therapeutic Medium for Veterans Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Vol. XLV, No. 4, 2011, pp. 326-340. Published, 12/2011.
  • Paisley, K. and Dustin, D. (Eds.) Speaking Up and Speaking Out: Working for Social and Environmental Justice through Parks, Recreation, and Leisure. Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2011, pp. 233. Published, 12/2011.
  • Cachelin, A., Rose, J., Dustin, D., & Shooter, W. “Sustainability in Outdoor Education: Rethinking Root Metaphors.” Journal of Sustainability Education, Vol. 2, March 2011. Published, 03/2011.
  • Cachelin, A., Rose, J., Dustin, D., & Shooter, W. “Metaphorically Speaking: A Rejoinder to Mitten, Caston, Apeliar, Slovin, and Gookin.” Journal of Sustainability Education, Vol. 2, March 2011. Published, 03/2011.
  • Dustin, D., Browne, L., Bricker, K., & Schwab, K.Strengthening the Relationship between Undergraduate Professional Preparation Programs in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism and Graduate Leisure Studies.” SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2011, pp. 21-29. Published, 01/2011.
  • Dustin, D., McAvoy, L., Schultz, J., Bricker, K., Rose, J., and Schwab, K. Stewards of Access/Custodians of Choice: a Philosophical Foundation for Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. 4th Edition. Champaign-Urbana, IL: Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2011, pp. 202. Published, 01/01/2011.
  • Bricker, K., Dustin, D., & Bricker, N. “Leisure, the Environment, and Sustainability.” In Dimensions of Leisure for Life. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2010, pp. 183-210. Published, 07/2010.
  • Dustin, D. & Wright, B., Harper, J., Lamke, G., Murphy, J., & McDonald, C. (2018). Travel Hopefully: On the Obvious and Not So Obvious Dividends from Professional Investments. Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Accepted, 12/30/2018.
  • Schmalz, D. & Bricker, K., Powell, G., Parr, M., & Dustin, D. (2018). Post Tenure Pathways: Individualized Careers in Higher Education. Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Accepted, 12/30/2018.
  • Dustin, D. & Zajchowski, C., & Schwab, K. (2018). The Biochemistry behind Human Behavior: Implications for Leisure Sciences and Services. Leisure Sciences. Accepted, 12/20/2018.
  • Hendricks, W. & Schwab, K., Bricker, K., Zajchowski, C., & Dustin, D. (2018). The Future of Parks and Recreation: One Health. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • Dustin, D. & Zajchowski, C., Lackey, Q.,Tysor, D., Pagano, K., Bennett, T., & Taylor, M. (2018). Libertarian Paternalism and the Park, Recreation, and Tourism Profession. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • Dustin, D. (2018). Cry Me a River: The Healing Power of Moving Water. River Management Society Journal. Vol. 31, 16-18. Published, 12/2018.
  • Havitz, M. & Torabian, P, Mowatt, R., & Dustin, D. (2018). Four Voices for Justice: Reflections on Seeking Justice in Higher Education. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Vol. 36, 156-175. Published, 12/2018.
  • Dustin, D. & Bricker, K., Schwab, K., & Brownlee, M. (2018). Lessons from the Legends: Pay It Forward. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • Schwab, K. (2018). Lessons from the Legends: Recreation for All. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • Brownlee, M. & Bricker, K., Schwab, K., & Dustin, ,D. (2018). Lessons from the Legends: Seven Characteristics of Highly Effective Leaders. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • Schwab, K. & Brownlee, M., Bricker, K., & Dustin, D. (2018). Lessons from the Legends: The Life of the Mind. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • Zajchowski, C. & Brownlee, M., Blacketer, M., Rose, J., Rumore, D., Watson, J., & Dustin, D. (2018). Can You Take Me Higher? Normative Thresholds for Air Quality in the Salt Lake Metropolitan Area. Journal of Leisure Research. Accepted, 11/15/2018.
  • Schwab, K. & Goldenberg, M., & Dustin, D. (2018). Angels along the Pacific Crest Trail. Journal of Outdoor Recreation Education and Leadership. Accepted, 11/01/2018.
  • Dustin, D. (2018). The Wilderness Within: Reflections on Leisure and Life (5th Edition). (pp. 385). Sagamore-Venture Publishing. Published, 07/2018.
  • Dustin, D. (2018). Greening Health. In L. Beck, T. Cable, & D. Knudson (Eds.) Interpreting Our Cultural and Natural Heritage . (pp. 51-52). Sagamore-Venture Publishing. Published, 06/2018.
  • Schwab, K. & Moseley, B., & Dustin, D. (2018). Grading Grades as a Measure of Student Learning. Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Vol. 33, 87-95. Published, 04/2018.
  • Zajchowski, C., Brownlee, M. & Dustin, D. (2018). "To Err is Human: Pondering the Undoing of Human-Induced Climate Change". Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Vol. 36, 1-12. Published, 04/2018.
  • Dustin, D. (2018). Nature's Grace: America's Veterans and the Healing Power of Nature. (pp. 84). Sagamore-Venture Publishing. Published, 01/2018.
  • Dustin, D., Harper, J., Lamke, G., Murphy, J., McDonald, C. & Wright, B. (2018). "Toward a More Perfect Academic World: The Prospects for Differentiated Workloads". Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Vol. 33, 29-36. Published, 01/2018.
  • Schwab, K., Hendricks, W., Murphy, J. & Dustin, D. (2018). "Faculty Perceptions of Tenure in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism". Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Vol. 33, 12-28. Published, 01/2018.
  • Dustin, D., Beck, L. & Rose, J. (2018). "Interpreting the Wilderness Act: A Question of Fidelity". International Journal of Wilderness. Vol. 24, 58-67. Published, 01/2018.
  • Dustin, D., Zajchowski, C., Gatti, E., Bricker, K., Brownlee, M. & Schwab, K. (2018). "Greening Health: The Role of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism in Health Promotion". Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Vol. 36, 116-123. Published, 01/2018.
  • Dustin, D., Tysor, D., Bricker, K. & Brownlee, M. (2017). "Warriors on Cataract". River Society Management Journal. Vol. 30, 1, 4-9. Published, 09/2017.
  • Dustin, D., Bricker, K., Brownlee, M. & Schwab, K. (2017). "Lessons from the Legends: America's Expanding Liberal Democratic Tradition". Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Vol. 35, 69-72. Published, 09/2017.
  • Dustin, D. & Schwab, K. (2017). "You Say 'Recreational Therapy' and We Say 'Therapeutic Recreation'". ATRA Annual in Therapeutic Recreation. Vol. 24, 51-58. Published, 08/2017.
  • Zajchowski, C., Schwab, K. & Dustin, D. (2017). "The 'Experiencing' Self and the 'Remembering Self': Implications for Leisure Science". Leisure Sciences. Vol. 39, 561-568. Published, 08/2017.
  • Beck, L. & Dustin, D. (2017). "The Interpreter's Ethical Responsibility in Communicating Science". Legacy. 12-14. Published, 08/2017.
  • Beck, L. & Dustin, D. (2017). "State America Great Again.". Legacy. Vol. 28, 10-12. Published, 08/2017.
  • Dustin, D., McDonald, C., Wright, B., Harper, J., Lamke, G. & Murphy, J. (2017). "Crossing the Rubicon: The Responsibility of Professors and Park and Recreation Professionals in Public Discourse". Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Vol. 35, 1-8. Published, 07/2017.
  • Dustin, D., Beck, L. & Rose, J. (2017). "Landscape to Techscape: Metamorphosis along the Pacific Crest Trail". International Journal of Wilderness. Vol. 23, 23-28. Published, 06/2017.
  • Tysor, D., Bell, S., Brownlee, M., Bricker, K. & Dustin, D. (2017). "North America's Rivers: Pathways to Recovery?". River Society Management Journal. Vol. 30, 20-24. Published, 04/2017.
  • Dustin, D. (2017). "Writing for Publication". Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Vol. 32, 158-164. Published, 04/2017.
  • Schwab, K., Dustin, D. & Bricker, K. (2017). "Reframing Humankind's Relationship with Nature: Contributions from Social Exchange Theory.". Journal of Sustainability Eduation. Published, 02/2017.
  • Wright, B., Schwab, K. & Dustin, D. (2017). "Whatever Became of Child's Play?". Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Vol. 32, 1-9. Published, 01/2017.
  • Dustin, D., Furman, N., Bricker, N., Cederquist, J. & Schumann, S. (2017). "The Relevance of Campus Outdoor Recreation Programs to Higher Education: A University of Utah Example.". Journal of Outdoor Recreation Education and Leadership. Vol. 9, 3-9. Published, 01/2017.
  • Beck, L. & Dustin, D. (2016). "Technology on the Trails". Legacy. 20-22. Published, 11/2016.
  • Schwab, K., Bricker, K., Brownlee, M. & Dustin, D. (2016). "Lessons from the California Legends". California Parks & Recreation Magazine. 24-25, 28-29. Published, 09/2016.