Edward H. Storey

Year Elected ALS Fellow: 
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1964
Current Position: 
Professor (Chair 1971-1978), Department of Leisure Studies, University of Ottawa, retired

Before becoming Professor and Chair at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Storey was Professor at Pennsylvania State University, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and the University of Illinois. At Illinois he directed the Field Service, conducted and wrote numerous municipal planning studies, and contributed significantly to the development of park districts and municipal recreation and park services throughout the state. He was active in several state, provincial, and national organizations, and has been consultant for several public and private agencies. Former member of Canada's National Historic Sites and Monuments Board, he authored "Toward a National Policy on Fitness and Recreation" for Canada's Minister of State for Fitness and Amateur Sport, SPRE's national policy statement, "Education for Leisure," and co-edited the International City Management Association's Managing Municipal Leisure Services. He has delivered numerous addresses and received several professional service awards.