Faculty Profile

Dr. Steven Guthrie

sguthrie@lhup.edu | 114 Himes Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2439

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Education: 

Ph.D. University of Oregon, Department of Human Movement Studies 

MA University of Oregon– Physical Education

BACollege of Wooster – Philosophy 

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Recreation Leadership & Supervision;  Outdoor Recreation; Alternative (Eco-Tourism); Outdoor Activities; Teambuilding and Challenge Course Supervision

Courses Developed (or Substantially Modified): Alternative Tourism in Mexico; Outdoor Recreation; Recreation Leadership and Supervision;  Teambuilding & Challenge Course Supervision; Outdoor Recreation; Outdoor Activities

Professional Publications: 

Guthrie, S. P., Cavins, B. J., & Gabriel, J. M.  (2012).  Chap. 2:  History of outdoor recreation in the United States:  An outdoor program administrator’s perspective .  In G. Harrison & M. Erpelding (Eds.), Outdoor program administrationTheory and practices (pp. 15-39; 377-380). Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics and Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.    

Guthrie, S. & Yerkes, R. (2007).  Adventure education programming and career paths.   In D. Prouty, J. Panicucci, & R. Collinson (Eds.), Adventure education – Theory and practice (pp. 207-225).  Project Adventure and Human Kinetics:  Champaign, IL

 Jensen, C. & Guthrie, S.P. (2006). Outdoor recreation in America (6th ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.  [Although I am listed as 2nd author, I wrote ~90%+ of text.  Previous author (Jensen) was retired and uninvolved.]

 Poff, R., Guthrie, S., Kafsky-DeGarmo, J., Stenger, T., & Taylor, W. (Eds.).   (2003). Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference on Outdoor Recreation and Education.  Bloomington, IL:  Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.

Guthrie, S. P. (2001, Winter).  The profession of adventure education leadership.  Journal of Experiential Education 24(3), 132-135 

Professional Presentations:  

Since 2001, some 17 presentations at national and international conferences. Prior to 2001, some additional 25 presentations.

Guthrie, S. P.  (2013, June 1). Using fun to create a collaborative climate for learning.   Presentation at Annual Teaching Professor Conference. New Orleans, LA.  

Guthrie, S.P.  (2012, November 9).  Outdoor/adventure education as a liberal artPresentation at the 24st Annual Conference of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.  Snowbird, UT.

Guthrie, S. P.  (2009, November 6).  Planning an international trip?  -- Understand and practice the basic principles of ecotourism.  Presentation at the 21st Annual Conference of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.  University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Guthrie, S., Friedline, M., & Mertz, T.  (2008, October 30).  Looking to change and invigorate your outing program? – Internationalize.   Presentation at the 20th Annual Conference of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.  San Diego, CA.

Guthrie, S. P.  (2008, October 30).  Outdoor recreation and its environment.  Presentation at the 20th Annual Conference of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.  San Diego, CA.   

 Dye, R., Guthrie, S., & Hall, J. (2008, October 31).  Your canoe and kayak program: How can the ACA help?  Presentation at the 20th Annual Conference of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.  San Diego, CA.

Guthrie, S. P.  (2006, November 3).   Changes and trends in outdoor recreation.  Twentieth Annual Conference of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.  Boise State University:  Boise, ID.

Bonney, B., Guthrie, S. P., & Erpelding, M.  (2006, February 18).  Decision-making:  Turning theory into action – Applying theories of tacit knowledge and naturalistic decision-making towards the WEA decision-making model.  Presentation at the 2006 National Conference on Outdoor Leadership:  University of Indiana’s Bradford Woods, IN.

Guthrie, S. P.   (2005, October 27).  Working with adjudicated youth in the outdoors.  Presentation at the 19th Annual Conference of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education. University of Buffalo:  Buffalo, NY.

Guthrie, S. P., Kent Clement, and Jim Lustig. (2003, November). Facilitated round table discussion on academic curricula for outdoor recreation degree programs.  Presentation at the 17th International Conference on Outdoor Recreation and Education. Utah Valley State University: Orem, UT.

Guthrie, S. P., Meinersmann, P., & Moore, R.  (2001, November).  So you think you know “your” leadership style?   Presentation at the 15th International Conference on Outdoor Recreation and Education.  Idaho State University: Pocatello, Idaho.

Moore, T., Guthrie, S.P., Webb, D., & Caveness, M.  (2001, November).  Adventure travel in the Yucatán: An exploratory trip. Presentation at the 15th International Conference on Outdoor Recreation and Education.  Idaho State University: Pocatello, Idaho.

Meinersmann, P.,  Moore, R. & Guthrie, S. P.  (2001, April). So, you think you know what “your” leadership style is?  Presentation at the Northeast Regional Association for Experiential Education Conference. Camp Kieve, Maine, April 20-22, 2001.

Guthrie, S. P.,  Thornbury, S., Wagner, A., & McInnes, M.  (2001, April).  Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in leadership development.  Presentation at the Northeast Regional Association for Experiential Education Conference. Camp Kieve, Maine, April 20-22, 2001.

Areas of Expertise:  Experiential Education; Outdoor Recreation; Outdoor Leadership; History of Outdoor Recreation and the Profession; Philosophy of Recreation; Risk Management; Outdoor Programming; Outdoor Administration; Adventure Education

 

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