Robert H. Becker

Robert H. Becker
Year Elected ALS Fellow: 
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., Maryland, 1976
Current Position: 
Professor, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and Associate Dean, Forest and Recreation Resources, Clemson University

Dr. Becker joined Clemson as Director, Regional Resources Development Institute, in 1981. Since that time he has been involved in resource management and impact assessment issues, and social and community impact assessment projects in the Mississippi River Basin and the Southeast. He is currently involved in rural development and rural tourism programs in South Carolina and has served as a resource person with the Commission for the Future of South Carolina. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Downtown Development Association, Co-Founder of the South Carolina Foundation for Rural Revitalization, and a Fellow of the Strom Thurmond Institute for Government and Public Affairs at Clemson.