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Ramthun, Roy
Roy Ramthun
Title: Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management
College: College of Professional Studies
Department: Department of Recreation and Tourism Management
Phone: 304-384-5263
Building: Rahall Technology Center
Room: 224
Office Hours: by appointment
Box: F-42

Roy Ramthun


Biography

Dr. Ramthun spent seven years as a staff member and administrator of non-profit organizations before beginning a teaching career.  His experience was in the field of adventure programming for at-risk youth.  Dr. Ramthun teaches courses in research methodology, outdoor recreation management and ecotourism.

Dr. Ramthun's research interests include user group conflict in recreation, carrying capacity and the measurement of social impacts.   Current projects include the development of an educational exchange program with Mari State Technical University in Russia and the measurement of the effects of stream stocking on tourist visitation at a West Virginia state park.



Education

University of Utah, Ph.D.
Central Michigan University, M.A.
Central Michigan University, B.S.