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FKRM adds new recreation & leisure prof

July 10, 2020 — 

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Stephanie Chesser to the position of assistant professor.

Chesser holds a PhD in Recreation and Leisure Studies from the University of Waterloo and a Master’s of Public Health from Lakehead University.

She will teaching REC 2150 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation in the Fall Semester and REC 4250 Leisure and Aging in the Winter.

Prior to joining the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Chesser completed a postdoctoral fellowship at UM’s Centre on Aging. Her research focuses on the critical qualitative exploration of institutional power structures as they relate to aging and is aimed at creating social, policy and community change.

Previously, Chesser’s research has explored university age-friendliness, community age-friendliness, the effectiveness of communication strategies about aging, older men’s conceptions of aging and the body and age-related family planning amongst doctoral and postdoctoral trainees.



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