Dr. Nancy Nisbett

Educational Background

Ed.D. University of California, Davis/ California State University, Fresno, Educational Leadership

M.A. Central Michigan University, Recreation for the Handicapped (Therapeutic Recreation)

B.A Michigan State University, Communications


Professor and Coordinator of  the Therapeutic Recreation Emphasis, Internship Coordinator.


Professional Placement, Internship in Recreation Parks and Tourism; Diversity and Inclusive Recreation, Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation, Trends and Issues in Therapeutic Recreation.

Research Interests

Benefits of Recreation for Youth; Recreation Interventions for Incarcerated Youth and Youth At-risk; Inclusive Recreation; Professional Ethics; Curriculum and Pedagogy.

Interests and Hobbies

Traveling, theater, hiking, college sports and other outdoor pursuits.