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Sonja Wilhelm Stanis

Associate Professor
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Parks, Recreation and Tourism

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Sonja Wilhelm Stanis
Wilhelm Stanis’ research is in the human dimensions of natural resource management with an emphasis in the social psychological aspects of outdoor recreation. Specifically, her work examines motivations for and benefits of outdoor recreation, constraints to outdoor recreation, the role of parks and public lands in promoting physical activity and public health, and issues in outdoor recreation relating to diversity and youth.

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