Cynthia Carruthers

Cynthia Carruthers
Year Elected ALS Fellow: 
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Current Position: 
Professor Emerita, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Cynthia Carruthers is Professor Emerita, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) in Leisure Behavior.

She has co-authored one book, authored or co-authored over 10 book chapters and over 25 refereed articles, and delivered over 100 refereed conference presentations.

She was the Co-Editor of the Therapeutic Recreation Journal and served as a reviewer for six additional journals.

She received the American Therapeutic Recreation Association’s Scholarly Achievement Award.

She is the co-author of the Leisure and Well-Being Model, a model for therapeutic recreation practice.