Ruth V. Russell

Education
  • Indiana University, Re.D, 1984
  • Pennsylvania State University, M.S., Master of Science, 1973
  • West Virginia University, B.S., Bachelor of Science, 1970
Biography
Associate Dean of the Faculties, Indiana University, 1996-2001



Dean, University Division, Indiana University, 1998-1999

Trustee, National Recreation and Park Association, 1993-1996

Community Center Program Director, San Diego Parks and Recreation Department, 1971-1974

Member, Academy of Leisure Sciences, 1998 to present

Research:



Research focuses on the impact of tourism in developing countries, tourist motivation, the humanities of leisure, and social psychology of leisure.

Selected Publications
(2005). Pastimes: The context of contemporary leisure (3rd ed.). Champaign, IL: Sagamore Publishing. (2004). Leadership in recreation (3rd ed.). St. Louis: McGraw-Hill. (In press). Leisure programming: A guide to effective services. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. (In press). Gourmet on the go: Galley cuisine. Bloomington, IN: Author House. (2003). Tourists and refugees: Coinciding socio-cultural impacts. Annals of Tourism Research, 30(4), 833-846.