Elise Gatti

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  • Graduate Research Assistant, Parks, Recreation & Tourism
  • Graduate Teaching Asst (E), Parks, Recreation & Tourism
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Biography

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (in progress), Parks, Recreation and Tourism, University of Utah
  • Master of Science, Architecture (Urban Design), UniversitĂ© Laval
  • Bachelor, Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University

Honors & Awards

  • Early Career Researchers in Research Meetings Grant. International Association of People-Environment Studies, 06/26/2016
  • Student Conference Scholarship . Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals, 03/2016
  • URPA Graduate Scholarship . Utah Recreation and Parks Association, 03/2016
  • PRT Faculty & Staff Memorial Quasi/Sustainable Scholarship. Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, University of Utah , 03/01/2016
  • Research Travel Grant. Global Change and Sustainability Center , 03/01/2016
  • Joseph and Holly Arave Scholarship in Outdoor Recreation Ethics . Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, University of Utah , 04/2015
  • Rebecca E. Barry Endowed Scholarship. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, University of Utah, 04/2014
  • Student Conference Scholarship. Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP), 04/2014
  • WTS Northern Utah Chapter Scholarship. Womens Transportation Seminar - Northern Utah Chapter, 04/2014
  • J. Gordon and Betty M. Browning Scholarship. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, University of Utah, 09/2013
  • Richard J. Schmeelk Canada Fellowship. Richard J. Schmeelk Canada Foundation, 09/2005
  • Fellowship for Studying in French. Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Government of Ontario, 09/2005
  • Ontario-QuĂ©bec Exchange Fellowship. Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Government of Ontario, 09/2005
  • A.S.M. Pound Memorial Planning Scholarship. School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University, 04/2004
  • Ontario Professional Planners Institute Undergraduate Scholarship. Ontario Professional Planners Institute , 04/2002
  • A.S.M. Pound Memorial Planning Scholarship. School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University, 04/2002
  • Leonard Darwen Memorial Award. School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University, 04/2000
  • SHERO Award. Ryerson Students' Administrative Council, Ryerson University, 04/2000

Biography

Elise Gatti is a doctorate candidate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Her dissertation research focuses on the dynamics between climate and weather, and outdoor recreation. Other research emphases include the health benefits of nature-based leisure, the contribution of urban parks to active living, and the role of animals in outdoor recreation. 

Affiliations

  • International Association of People-Environment Studies (IAPS), Member, 03/2016 - present
  • Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), Member, 09/04/2015 - present
  • Academy of Leisure Sciences (ALS), Member, 03/2014 - present
  • International Association for Society and Natural Resources (IASNR), Member, 01/2014 - present
  • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), Member, 01/2014 - present
  • Utah Recreation and Parks Association (URPA), Member, 01/2014 - present
  • Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP), Member, 2014 Student Scholar, 04/2011 - present

In the Media

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • French, fluent.
  • German, basic.