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Dr. Scott Shafer

Shafer, Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott Shafer
Department Head and Professor
Office:
AGLS Building 441
Email:
Phone:
979-845-3837
Resume/CV
Undergraduate Education
B.S., Texas A&M University, 1981
Graduate Education
M.S. University of Utah, 1986
Ph.D., Clemson University, 1993
Courses Taught
Park Planning and Design
Foundations of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
Field Course: Park and Protected Area Management
Field Course: Urban Parks and Public Spaces
Field Course: Study Abroad in Natural Resources

Specialty
Environmental planning and design for outdoor recreation.

Other Professional Experience
Lecturer, Department of Tropical Environment Studies and Geography, James Cook University, Australia; Research Associate, Cooperative Research Center for the Ecologically Sustainable Development of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

Research Direction
Application of planning process to park and tourism environments; recreation specialization; trail experiences.