Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism
Ph.D. Recreation, Park and Tourism Management
Pennsylvania State University
Nick Pitas CV 9_29.pdf
Nick Pitas holds a doctoral degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management from Penn State University, and previously completed degrees at the University of New Hampshire, and American University. Prior to joining the faculty at UIUC, he taught at the State University of New York-Brockport for four years.
His scholarship is focused on better understanding the benefits of parks and recreation services, as well as innovative methods for financing and delivering those services. His overarching goal as a teacher, scholar, and community member is to ensure that high-quality parks and recreation services are available, in an equitable fashion, now and in the future.