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Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Innovation Infusion Series: Jerome F. Singleton



Jerome F. Singleton, PhD, CTRS is a professor in the Recreation and Leisure studies department in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University.  He graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Recreation honours degree then completed his Masters of Science degree in Recreation at Pennsylvania State University and his PhD in Leisure Studies at the University of Maryland. He also completed the academic requirements for a Doctorate Certificate in Gerontology at the University of Maryland.
     Currently Dr. Singleton teaches courses in the area of Therapeutic Recreation and Aging, Therapeutic Recreation Techniques, Therapeutic Recreation Administration and Leisure and Aging graduate class at Dalhousie University.  He was made a Fellow of the World Demographic Association in 2006 and was named Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association Professional of the Year in 2007. Dr. Singleton is currently a Research Associate with the Dalhousie European Center of Excellence and his research is focused in the area of Leisure and Aging.
     Dr. Singleton has published approximately 100 journal articles during his career and made presentations locally, nationally and internationally, related to the area of Leisure and Aging. Dr. Heather Gibson and Dr. Singleton (2012) published the text Leisure and Aging Theory to Practice. He is currently a Commissioner for the World and Leisure Recreation Association for the Commission on Access and Inclusion.


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