James Ridenour

James Ridenour

jridenou@indiana.edu
(812) 855-8396

Education
  • Indiana University, B.S., Bachelor of Science, 1964
  • Indiana University, M.S., Master of Science, 1965
  • University of Colorado, M.S., Master of Science, 1972
Biography

James Ridenour specializes in park management, outdoor recreation and public land-use policy and is the author of "National Parks Compromised: Pork Barrel Politics and America's Treasures." Ridenour was the director of the National Park Service, 1989-1992 and director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, 1981-1989.