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Dr. Greg Shaw
Associate Professor
Department Chair

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Office: Solano Hall 4000A
Email: shaw@csus.edu
Office Phone: 916-278-2936

Mailing Address:
California State University, Sacramento
Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration
6000 J Street
Solano Hall 4000
Sacramento, CA 95819-6110

Professional Degrees

  • B.S., Architecture; Georgia Institute of Technology, 1990
  • M.S., RecreationAdministration; California State University, Sacramento, 2001
  • Ph.D., Geography, Graduate Minor in Landscape Architecture; University of California, Davis, 2007

Courses Taught

  • RPTA  21 - Freshman Seminar
  • RPTA  30 - Recreation & Leisure in Contemporary Society
  • RPTA  33 - Race, Class, Gender and Leisure
  • RPTA 105 - Management in Recreation, Parks & Tourism
  • RPTA 122 - Perspectives on Leisure
  • RPTA 153 - Environmental Interpretation and Outdoor Education
  • RPTA 154 - Design in Recreation, Park & Tourism Facilities
  • RPTA 166 - Administration in Recreation, Parks & Tourism
  • RPTA 180 - Foundations of Commercial Recreation
  • RPTA 182 - Travel and Tourism
  • RPTA 183 - Marketing Recreation Services
  • RPTA 184 - Hospitality Administration
  • RPTA 185 - Commercial Recreation Administration
  • RPTA 186 - California Wine Tourism

Areas of Expertise and Academic Interest

  • Tourism; Urban planning; Regional identity; Recreational retail; Architecture of recreation facilities; Commercial recreation; Branding