Expert Qualifications

A certified leisure professional and playground safety inspector, this expert is also a nationally acknowledged expert in the area of playground safety. She has made presentations both nationally and internationally on playground design and safety, and is the author /co author of over 150 articles on playgrounds and children’s play. This expert has held numerous leadership and committee assignments in national professional organizations, including the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and the National Recreation and Park Association.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: IA
  • BA, History, University of California, Davis
  • MS, Recreational Administration, California State University, Los Angeles
  • PhD, Leisure Studies, University of Utah
  • Former, Instructor, Kennesaw State University
  • Former, Assistant Professor, Texas Woman's University
  • Former, Professor, University of North Texas
  • Former, Professor Emerita of Youth Leadership, University of Northern Iowa
  • Former, Education Director, National Program for Playground Safety
  • Current, Consultant, A Safety Consultancy Firm
  • Current, Partner, A Research Firm

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