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Dr. Marian H. Wooten

Assistant Professor/Recreation Management Coordinator

Jones HPER Building, Room 1189

PO Box 1510, One University Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510

910-521-6347 (office) 910-521-6540 (fax)




Coming soon



Ph.D. - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Clemson University

M.A. - Art History

Florida State University

B.A. - English

B.A. - History

Clemson University


Classes Currently Being Taught:


EXER 5040:  Recreation, Leisure, and Tourism

EXER 5080:  Facility Design and Management



REC 3000:  Introduction to Community Recreation

REC 3320:  Recreation Programming

REC 4400:  Tourism and Commercial Recreation

PEDS 4030:  Facilities Design in HPER



Select Publications:

Wooten, M. H., Mulvaney, M. M., & Higelmire, W. F. Applying a Collaborative Disc Golf Tournament to an Outcome-Based Model.  Submitted to Schole:  A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education in February 2009

Wooten, M. H., Norman, W. C.  Using the Ratings Grid in Tourism/Event Management.  International Journal of Culture, Tourism and HospitalityResearch. (in press 2009)

Mulvaney, M. M., Wooten, M. H., & Higelmire, W. F.  (2008) Hands-on programming to prepare future professionals.  Illinois Parks & Recreation, 30-36.

Wooten, M. H., Norman, W. C.  (2008).  Differences in Arts Festival Visitors Based on Level of Past Experience.  Event Management, 11, 109-120.

Wooten, M. H., Norman, W. C. (2008).  Interpreting and Managing Special Events and Festivals.  Tourism Management: Analysis, Behaviour and Strategy(ed. Woodsides and Martin).  CABI.