← All People

Dr. Peter Witt

Witt, Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter Witt
Professor Emeritus
AGLS Building
Undergraduate Education
University of California, Los Angeles, California, B.S., 1966
Graduate Education
University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, Ph.D., 1970
2010 Bush Excellence Award for Faculty Public Service.
Elected Fellow: Academy of Leisure Sciences; Elected Member: American Academy of Park and Recreation Administration.
Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research, National Recreation and Park Association; Distinguished Fellow Award, Society of Park and Recreation Educators; NRPA Distinguished Professional Award. Educator of the Year Award, Texas Recreation and Parks Society; Distinguished Professional Award, Texas Recreation and Parks Society; President’s Award, Texas Recreation and Parks Society.
Outstanding Achievement Award, American Alliance of Leisure and Recreation
Charles K. Brightbill Award and Allen v. Sapora Award, University of Illinois.

Youth Development, program evaluation, recreation behavior, out-of-school time programs

Research Direction
Outcomes associated with youth participation in out-of-school time experiences. Speciality areas include evaluation of after-school programs and other out-of-school time experiences.