Monika Stodolska, Ph.D., Professor ▼

Monika Stodolska, Ph.D.


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(217) 244-5644

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(217) 244-1935

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Ph.D., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, July 1999

Research and Professional Interests

Professor Stodolska's research focuses on the roles of leisure, recreation, and sport in improving health and well-being among ethnic and racial minorities. Her studies have explored the development of ethnic identities among Latinos and African Americans, as well as cultural change and adaptation among immigrant populations. Other subjects that are prominent in her research include constraints on leisure, ethnic and racial discrimination in leisure settings, recreation behavior of minority populations in urban natural environments, physical activity among minority groups, and the roles of new technologies in leisure.

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