Faculty

There are three full-time faculty and a host of adjunct instructors that teach in the Natural Resources and Recreation Management curriculum. Min Kook Kim is the program coordinator and an assistant professor in the program. Faculty are eager to meet with you, advise you on curriculum choices, as well as future career decisions.

  • Min Kook Kim - Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor

    Min-Kook Kim

    Phone: 304-696-3748
    Office: Prichard Hall Room 212

    Ph.D. in Forest Resources (Park Management), University of Maine

    Research/Teaching interests:

    1. Park management focusing on human impact analysis
    2. Land use and cover change analysis based on remote sensing and GIS modeling
    3. Community park, trail and site design using geospatial information

  • Richard Gage – Assistant Professor

    Rick Gage

    Phone: 304-696-2931
    Office: Morrow Library Room 105

    Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management/Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment, Penn State University

    Teaching/Research Interests:

    1. Human-environment interaction
    2. Volunteerism, activism, and giving behavior
    3. Deviance, conflict, and public land policy and management

  • David Graefe - Assistant Professor

    Min-Kook Kim

    Phone: 304-696-2608
    Office: Prichard Hall Room 201

    Ph.D. in Forest Resources Management (Recreation Management), State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry

    Research/Teaching interests:

    1. Outdoor recreation behavior and management
    2. Human dimensions of natural resources
    3. Parks and protected area management

Adjunct Faculty

  • Mr. Rick Abel (CPRP, MBA, Marshall University)
  • Mr. Jake Bolen
  • Ms. Theresa Litteral (Mountwest Community & Technical College)
  • Dr. Jennifer Mak (Professor/Director, Sport Management Program at Marshall)
 
 
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