Jean C. Mundy

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Ed.D., Teacher's College, Columbia University, 1972

Dr. Mundy is best known for her work in the area of leisure education and assessment in therapeutic recreation. She is co-author of Leisure Education: Theory and Practice, a text currently under revision. Dr. Mundy developed the first instrument to assess the recreation functioning of the trainable mentally retarded. She has been a Consultant to the United Nations, the Department of Defense, the Australian and Bermuda Governments, the German Broadcasting Association, and the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation. She has conducted training for the U.S. Air Force and for Navy Moral, Welfare and Recreation personnel in the Orient, Europe and the U.S. Before becoming Head of the Department of Human Services and Studies at Florida State, she was the Coordinator of the Leisure Services and Studies Program.