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Dr. Harrison Pinckney


  • B.S.: Recreation, Park and Tourism, University of Florida
  • M.S.: Recreation, Park and Tourism, University of Florida
  • Ph.D.: Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University


  • Introduction to Recreation and Parks
  • Professional Development
  • Parks and Recreation for Diverse Populations

Research Interests

Dr. Pinckney researches how community resources can be positioned to promote the growth and development of adolescents. Attention is given to establishing recommended practices for providing programs that will enhance the self-esteem, self-efficacy and outlook for the future of youth of color.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Earth Science

Academic Program(s)

  • B.A. Parks and Recreation Management

Contact Information



Eberly Hall 305


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