Faculty Profile

Dr. Jeffrey A. Walsh

jwalsh@lhup.edu | 105 Himes Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2232

Education: 

Ph.D. Leisure Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 1997

M.S. Recreation and Parks Management (Concentrations in Recreation Administration & Outdoor Education), The State University of New York at Cortland, 1990

B.S. Natural Resource Development, The Ohio State University, 1977

A.A.S Agronomy/Recreation Land Management, The State University of New Your at Cobleskill, 1973

 

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Introduction to Environmental Studies, Leisure, Wellness & Personal Lifestyle, Interpreting the Environment, Camp Counseling, Current Issues in Recreation Management, Organization & Management of Recreation Services

Courses Developed: Co-developed RECR105 Leisure, Wellness & Personal Lifestyle

Recent Professional Publications: 

Wachob, D.A., Walsh, J.A. & Jackson, M. (2012) Recreation in Schools. Round Table discussion for the 2012 Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (PSAHPERD) Annual Convention. November 29 – December 2. Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Champion, PA. 

Dally, B. & Walsh, J.A. (August, 2010). Teambuilding Workshop: Resident Hall RA’s. Student Life Office, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. 

Walsh, J. A. (2009). Discovering a sense of place. 2009 Annual Therapeutic Recreation Institute. Pennsylvania Recreation & Park Society. June 9 – 12, 2009, Grantville, PA 

Walsh, J.A. (2009). S.O.L. Teambuilding Training. Summer Orientation Program. Lock Haven University. Saturday, June. 

Walsh, J.A. (2009). Creating a sense of place. 41st Annual PA Therapeutic Recreation Institute. June 9-12, 2009. Harrisburg/Hershey Holiday Inn, Grantville, PA 

Walsh, J.A. (2009). Leisure: the Choice is Yours (Mini-course). New Student Summer Orientation Program. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. 

Walsh, J.A. (2008). Reaching others through place meanings. Reach for Recreation: the 58th Annual Cortland Recreation Conference. November 6-7, 2008 at SUNY Cortland. Cortland, NY. 

Walsh, J.A. (2008). Creating a sense of place. Recreation: Bringing It All Together. 1st Annual Lock Haven University Recreation Workshop. November 5,2008 at the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, Lock Haven, PA. 

Walsh, J.A. (2008). Leisure: the Choice is Yours (Mini-course). New Student Summer Orientation Program. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. June 15 - 25. 

Guthrie, S. & Walsh, J.A. (Instructor) (2008, August 15). Teambuilding Workshop. Resident Hall Assistants’ Training. Residence Life Staff Orientation. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.

Recent Professional Presentations: 

Walsh, J.A. & H. Hall (2012). Outdoor Classrooms: It’s Time to Go Back to the Future!  The Pennsylvania State Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 83(3): 25, 26.

Jamrozy, U. & Walsh, J.A. (2008). Destination and place branding: A lost sense of place? In S.F. McCool & R.N. Moisey (Eds.) Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability. 2nd edition. CAB: Wallingford, UK. pp.131 – 141.

Walsh, J.A. (2008, September).  What is a “Sense of Place”? Hemlock Newsletter.  http://www.lhup.edu/rmyers3/Hemlock/Hemlock2.1.htm. 

Walsh, J.A. (Spring 2003). Invited Review of Positioning of Tourist Destinations. Reich, A.Z. (1999). Sagamore]. Journal of Park & Recreation Administration. 21(1): 137-139.

Dann, S.L., Howard, R. A. Jr. & Walsh, J.A. (2003). Diffusion and state-level adoption of the National 4-H Sportfishing Program. The Journal of Extension.

Walsh, J.A. & Long, L. (2001). Competing Values: A case study of the Pennsylvania elk herd as a tourism attraction. Paper for 20001 NERR Conference. Sagamore Inn, Lake George, NY. April 2001.

Walsh, J. A., Jamrozy, U. & Burr, S. W. (2001). Sense of Place as a Component of Sustainable Tourism Marketing. In S.F. McCool & R.N. Moisey (Eds.) Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability. CAB: Wallingford, UK. pp. 

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