Daniel L. Dustin

Daniel L. Dustin
Year Elected ALS Fellow: 
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., University of Minnesota 1977
Current Position: 
Professor and Chair, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, University of Utah

Dr. Dustin's main academic interests center on environmental stewardship and the moral and ethical bases for leisure and recreation activity preferences and behaviors. A past president of the Society of Park and Recreation Educators and a recipient of NRPA's National Literary Award, he was named an "honorary lifetime member" of the California Park Rangers Association in 1994 for his contributions to the literature of outdoor recreation resource management and planning. Wilderness in America: Personal Perspectives, Beyond Promotion and Tenure: On Being a Professor, For the Good of the Order: Administering Academic Programs in Higher Education, The Wilderness Within: Journeys in Self-Discovery, Stewards of Access/Custodians of Choice: A Philosophical Foundation for the Park and Recreation Profession (Revised Edition), and Nature and the Human Spirit: Toward an Expanded Land Management Ethic are among his recent works as a contributing author and editor.