Carlton S. Van Doren

Year Elected ALS Fellow: 
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1967
Current Position: 
Professor, Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University

Dr. Van Doren was the first Editor of the Journal of Leisure Research and Co-Founding Editor of Leisure Sciences. His interests are reflected in a co-authored text (in press), Travel and Tourism, An Anglo-North American Perspective, and in other principal publications edited or co-authored, such as Land and Leisure and Statistics on Outdoor Recreation. Dr. Van Doren has served on NRPA's Research Advisory Board, SPRE's Board of Directors, and as a Trustee of the U.S. Travel Data Center. A Distinguished Fellow of SPRE, Dr. Van Doren has received the Family Camping Federation's Research Award, the Sapora Research Award from the University of Illinois, and NRPA's National Research (Roosevelt) Award.