Mission Statement

The Department of Recreation, Tourism and Therapeutic Recreation educates future professionals through traditional as well as experiential methods, to deliver outdoor adventures, recreation and tourism management, and therapeutic recreation services in an ethical, responsible and sustainable manner.

Faculty and Staff

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Roger Riley

Department Chair
Memorial 122
507.457.5559
RRiley@winona.edu 

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Begum Aybar Damali, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Memorial 119
507.457.2564
BAybarDamali@winona.edu

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James Reidy, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Memorial 117
507.457.5199
JReidy@winona.edu 

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Patricia Ardovino, Ph.D.

Memorial 116
pardovino@winona.edu

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Lorene Olson, Ph.D. (Professor Emerita)

Retired

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Lori Moe

Office Manager
Maxwell 255
507.457.5420
LMoe@winona.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Thomas Fassbender, Instructor

Sarah Nordgren, Instructor: Sara.Nordgren@winona.edu

Bahieh Wilkinson, Instructor: BHWilkinson@winona.edu

Joshua Hein, Instructor