Department of Recreation, Hospitality, & Parks Management

Michael Leitner

Professor

Michael Leitner currently teaches during the spring semesters. His area of specialization within recreation therapy is gerontology. He also teaches in the graduate program and has  authored two textbooks that are widely used in the U.S. and in other countries: Leisure Enhancement (3rd edition) and Leisure in Later Life (3rd edition), both published in 2004.

Leitner has been actively involved in programs and research related to recreational coexistence work with Palestinians and Israelis

  • PhD University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland
  • MA University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland
  • BA Brooklyn College (City University of New York), New York
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