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Dr. Dana Kivel
Professor
Graduate Coordinator

Office: Solano Hall 4018
Email: bkivel@csus.edu
Office Phone: 916-278-6429

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.A., Print Media; Dept. of Journalism & Mass Communications, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1984
  • M.S., Recreation Administration; California State University, San Francisco, 1992
  • Ed.D., Education, Department of Recreation & Leisure Studies; University of Georgia, Athens, 1996
  • Dissertation Title: In on the Outside, Out on the Inside: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Youth, Identity and Leisure

Courses Taught

  • RPTA   33 - Race, Class, Gender and Leisure
  • RPTA 110 - Research and Evaluation in Recreation, Parks & Tourism
  • RPTA 122 - Perspectives on Leisure
  • RPTA 164 - Leadership and Fundraising for Non-profit Organizations
  • RPTA 166 - Administration in Recreation, Parks & Tourism
  • RPTA 200 - Foundations of Leisure Concepts and Application
  • RPTA 207 - Grant Writing for Recreation, Parks & Tourism Organizations

Areas of Expertise and Academic Interest

  • Community recreation (non-profit and municipal); Leisure and identity; Leisure and ideology - issues of gender, sexuality and race